Having sourced a bit of Lyumjev from overseas, I’ve been able to “give it a run”. In fact I’ve been using it for almost two months now. My conclusions? As expected, I’m really keen for it to officially arrive in Australia! I’ve been mentioning Lyumjev for many months, but to recap: it’s Lilly’s faster version …

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Yeah, but you’re low-carb

This is something I hear a lot. I do share my clinical blood glucose data here from time to time, and many people (including myself sometimes!) marvel at how I keep my glucose “in-range”. Since December 2020 I have not given myself boluses: letting my AID (Automated Insulin Delivery) system decide to give me insulin via …

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Podding observations

Just some observations from recent experience. For the past few days I’ve been using another Omnipod DASH with my closed-loop system. This is also being tested by many people with the latest beta version of AndroidAPS 3.0. Along the way I’ve noticed a few things. These do not seem to be anything related to beta …

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The return to Fiasp

I’ve added an addendum to last month’s “Comparing multiple insulins” article, with some observations about the closed-loop performance once I went back to the “Ultra-Rapid” Fiasp. I’m continually impressed. Even when we throw in a Mexican feast!

September Australian Insulin Pump changes

There have been a couple of developments in the Australian pump market recently, so two of this site’s reference articles have been updated: Australian Insulin Pump Choices Closed-loop pumps in Australia The changes include: Accu-Chek Combo The Accu-Chek Combo pump is no longer being sold in Australia. Warranty and support will continue for 4 years, …

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