Is Fiasp safe?

I’ve been seeing some confused posts and questions on social media in the last week regarding Fiasp (the new “ultra-fast” insulin from Novo that’s now available in Australia through PBS prescriptions). I would characterise Fiasp as essentially NovoRapid with the addition of nicotinamide (vitamin B3)  to accelerate the absorption at the injection site. Is Fiasp …

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Cellnovo closes

Yesterday I reported the news of Cellnovo going into administration. Cellnovo produce one of the insulin pumps in the Australian market (it was introduced here at the end of 2017). In the latest press release from Cellnovo we’re now told that: the group will discontinue all manufacturing and commercial activities, effective immediately. […] As of this …

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Cellnovo’s uncertain future

In sad news, Cellnovo (who manufacture the only “patch” insulin pump currently available in Australia) seems to be having financial difficulty. According to a press release on their website, their UK subsidiary has had “administrators” appointed in the last week, and the parent French company seems to be going through the same process. This is …

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