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Closed-loop pumps in Australia – March 2019

In a slight update to last November’s article on this topic, there’s now a new page on this site: Closed-loop pumps in Australia https://bionicwookiee.com/closed-loop-pumps-in-australia/ It is a high-level overview of the pump and CGM options available today. This link is available from the menu at the top of the BionicWookiee site, and will be updated …

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Closed-loop pump options – November 2018

Note that this article was superceded in March 2019 (only slight modifications). To see the current information, check the Closed-loop pumps in Australia page (which can be found on the menu at the top of this website). We’re talking about a closed-loop system which ties your CGM and pump together so that it decreases or increases …

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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NOTE: This article has been superceded by the April 2019 pump update!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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Australian DIY APS looping survey, September 2018

It can be tricky to gauge how many people are managing their diabetes using DIY closed-loop pump systems, as there’s no mandatory reporting. The tools are out there, and people are free to start looping by themselves. We recently saw the results of a UK-based survey, which at the beginning of September showed at least …

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