Omnipod options in Australia

Omnipod DASH pods were introduced to Australia last August, but while the company continues to work towards getting them subsidised like other insulin pumps through a combination of NDSS and private health insurance, we’re still left having to fund them as self-payers. They’re expensive A box of 10 pods (one month’s supply if you’re using …

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Insulin Pump Choices update – April 2022

The pump options in Australia keep evolving, and it’s time for an update of two articles on this site: Insulin Pump Choices Tandem’s introduction of Control-IQ. Sundry tweaks to the entries for other pumps. Equil (not available in Australia) Closed-loop pumps in Australia The DIY options have not changed significantly recently, but there have been …

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Control-IQ in Australia

It seems Control-IQ is finally starting to roll out. AMSL have been saying they expect to roll out Control-IQ for the Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump in April, and in fact their website still refers to the Basal-IQ firmware. But today at least one person been able to proceed through the firmware updates for their …

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