Fiasp will be back!

An announcement from JDRF this morning gave us the news I’d been hoping for: Come the 1st of October (only a few weeks away) Fiasp Penfills will become available via PBS scripts. This is the outcome I had been expecting/hoping for based on scuttlebutt. Prescriptions will come with 1 repeat. Each fill of the script …

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Re-usable insulin pens

This article is a general education one, but it’s also reference material for an upcoming discussion on insulin availability. In Australia most insulins have been available in up to three formats: 10 mL vials. Traditionally used for syringe injections and filling pumps. 3 mL pen cartridges. Put into pens for injections. Some people also use …

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A reprieve for Fiasp

The sudden removal of the fast-acting Fiasp insulin from Australia’s PBS subsidy system has been a source of major heartache amongst the diabetes community. But we had a glimmer of hope this morning. The Federal Health Minister (Mark Butler MP) has announced that instead of Fiasp being summarily deleted from PBS, it’s going into “Supply …

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