Control-IQ – when?

It’s a question many Australians are asking: “When will we get Control-IQ?” And it seems a fair enough question. Many people have been looking forward to the Tandem t:slim X2 pump having a hybrid closed-loop implementation (using Dexcom G6 CGM). Stepping through the years Some of the details are buried in my Australian Insulin Pump …

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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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