Minimizing CGM gaps

This article describes the way I’ve been managing my CGM so that I get continuous data, with only a few 5-minute updates missed for many months now. For most people using CGMs (such as the Medtronic and Dexcom systems) each time they start a new sensor there’s a big gap in their CGM coverage. Not …

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Cheaper CGM!

WARNING (February 2021): The situation has changed again. Pharmacy prices for CGM are now sky-high. At the 2019 Australasian Diabetes Congress (last week) no announcements were made about Dexcom G6. It’s still waiting for approval from the TGA before AMSL will be able to start selling or even marketing it. The strongest story I heard …

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My insulin pump

I’ve written about technology such as insulin pumps for a while now, so I figured it was time for me to show you the pump I’m using in 2018. Combo pump It’s an Accu-Chek Combo pump, purchased through my health insurance earlier this year. So its 4-year warranty lasts until mid-2022. Some of the things …

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