AndroidAPS

Omnipod DASH observations

The Omnipod DASH pump system launched in Australia recently, and I’ve been able to experiment with it a bit. Note the Omnipods I’ve been using were purchased by myself, not supplied by anyone else. As has been mentioned many times, these pumps are not currently supported by private health insurance or by NDSS, but once …

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Using a different insulin

People who know me wouldn’t be surprised to hear I’ve been experimenting with an insulin change recently. I started out pumping using Humalog. In 2018 I spent a few months experimenting with Apidra in the hope I could get a faster result (and thus a more-responsive loop). And then when Fiasp finally arrived in Australia …

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Australian Insulin Pump Choices – April 2021 update

The recent changes in the Australian pump landscape have been subtle yet significant. So I’ve rolled out an update to my Insulin Pump Choices article. The format of the article has subtly changed, and there is a bunch of updated data in there. More detail about many of the pumps, links to relevant peer-support groups, …

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No-bolus for 4 months

Back in February I wrote about some of my experiences with “Living with an actual closed loop“. Time has ticked by, it’s now been 4 months since my last bolus, and I’ve just come back from a meeting with my endocrinologist. To re-cap: I have my AndroidAPS setup tuned fairly well (and using Fiasp in …

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A new “pancreas phone”

My closed-loop insulin pump system is based around AndroidAPS, which runs on an Android phone and connects to both my CGM and my insulin pump via Bluetooth. Since 2009 my “phone phone” has been an iPhone, and I carry a separate device just for the diabetes management. I often refer to it as “my pancreas” …

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