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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Simple gadgets

I’ve mentioned before that I often fill my pump reservoirs from insulin pen cartridges. They’re a convenient and compact size, plus they can be dropped into pens for emergency backup use. It makes for a quick and convenient fill process, where instead of “sucking” insulin out of a vial, I “push” the insulin down into …

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Speaking at ACADI summit: November 14

On November 14 (which happens to be World Diabetes Day) the Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations (ACADI) is hosting a summit in Melbourne talking about translating diabetes research into action and results. It’s also going to be accessible online. The program and registration information is now available online. I’ll be there: on stage participating …

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