Hiccups with NDSS supply of pump consumables – July 2019

A heads-up for anyone still ordering “Animas” consumables. According to AMSL they will be withdrawn from the Australian market after September 30. They’re supposed to be fully available up until that point, but already there are supply hiccups. In June I wrote about “Accessing supplies through pharmacies” following hassles tracking down Fiasp insulin as well …

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A matter of perspective

It’s important to find a medical team who are happy to work with you in making clinical decisions about your treatment of your disease. But even then we can all easily fall into patterns based on just our own perspective. A medico perspective I have been working on several diabetes projects as a consultant, and …

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Using Fiasp in a pump

There still seems to be some confusion in the community about whether the new Fiasp insulin should be used in a pump. Also confusion amongst the pump sales/support staff! The regulatory position is that while in the USA it is not approved for use in a pump, it is approved in both Australia and Europe. …

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Demise of a clinical trial

Yesterday brought some sad news:┬áImmusanT decided to discontinue the RESET CeD clinical trial. This was the trial of the Nexvax2 vaccine for coeliac disease, which I have been participating in and previously wrote about. In fact I was also participating in several sub-studies involving gastroscopies along with extra blood draws to measure things like the …

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