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Australian Insulin Pump Choices – April 2021 update

The recent changes in the Australian pump landscape have been subtle yet significant. So I’ve rolled out an update to my Insulin Pump Choices article. The format of the article has subtly changed, and there is a bunch of updated data in there. More detail about many of the pumps, links to relevant peer-support groups, …

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Australian Insulin Pump choices – December 2020 update

This page has been superceded by the new Insulin Pump Choices page. Some of the details here are out of date. There have been a few changes in the Australian pump landscape recently. One new pump, and one pump getting into trouble with the TGA. And a few other subtler changes. Here’s the latest run-down. …

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Australian Insulin Pump choices – November 2019 update

NOTE: This article has been superceded by the July 2020 update. There have of course been more changes in the Australian pump landscape since my April update. So here’s a new run-down. There are currently 6 pumps that can be purchased new through private health insurance: Medtronic 670G Accu-Chek Combo Accu-Chek Solo Tandem t:slim X2 YpsoPump …

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Accu-Chek Solo – wearing a dummy

At last week’s diabetes congress in Sydney, Accu-Chek announced that the tubeless Solo pump will be available in November once the government’s Prostheses List is next updated. The Prostheses List controls which pumps are available through private health insurance, and is only updated several times a year. I mentioned this in the ADC 2019 – Day …

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ADC 2019 – Day 1

Day 1 of the Congress had a few bits of news for us. Here are just a few of them. Accu-Chek Solo Roche have announced the Accu-Chek Solo patch pump. Do note that it is not launched yet. The expectation is that the pump will be launched (in limited numbers) at the next Prostheses List update (November). …

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