Software as a Medical Device: TGA and CSIRO

In the evolving landscape of medical device regulation in Australia, the Therapeutical Goods Administration (TGA) have engaged CSIRO Futures to explore the areas of “Software as a Medical Device” and “Cyber Security for Medical Devices”. They’ve asked people and companies who “identify with this emerging industry” to get involved by making contact via their “Mapping …

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Tandem cannulae and upgrades

Some cogitation about the introduction of the Tandem t:slim X2 pump into Australia… In the pump image I’ve been using here for a while you can see the short tubing lead that comes out from the reservoir, and terminates in a connector for the infusion set. Originally this connector was the traditional “Luer-lock” connector, which …

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Catching up with July

Well as I expected, lots has been happening in the diabetes tech world while I’ve been away working on the African photographic expedition. So this post is a little bit of a catch-up. Ryzodeg At the start of August the Australian PBS was updated to include Novo’s Ryzodeg insulin. Although Novo’s long-acting Tresiba is not …

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A busy month in Adelaide

I’m still writing this from the wilds of Africa, thus the assorted photos in this post. But there’re some upcoming events in August I wanted to tell you about. In late August the¬†Australasian Diabetes Congress¬†will be held in Adelaide, South Australia. This is the annual Scientific Meeting of the ADS and ADEA, and will be …

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