Cellnovo

Cellnovo closes

Yesterday I reported the news of Cellnovo going into administration. Cellnovo produce one of the insulin pumps in the Australian market (it was introduced here at the end of 2017). In the latest press release from Cellnovo we’re now told that: the group will discontinue all manufacturing and commercial activities, effective immediately. […] As of this …

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Cellnovo’s uncertain future

In sad news, Cellnovo (who manufacture the only “patch” insulin pump currently available in Australia) seems to be having financial difficulty. According to a press release on their website, their UK subsidiary has had “administrators” appointed in the last week, and the parent French company seems to be going through the same process. This is …

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Australian Insulin Pumps – November 2018

NOTE: This article has been superceded by the April 2019 pump update! There have been a few slight developments in the Australian pump landscape since my August update. So here’s a new run-down. There are 7 pumps that can currently be purchased new through private health insurance: Tandem t:slim X2 Medtronic 640G Medtronic 670G Accu-Chek Combo …

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Cellnovo’s new handset

As we reported last month, the Cellnovo pump’s handset controller is getting an upgrade. The old Android-based handset included an Accu-Chek Performa BG meter, and was designed by Cellnovo. I say “old”, but it was only introduced into Australia in April 2018. The new handset is a re-packaged phone designed and manufactured by a non-diabetes …

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