Tandem

My Apidra experience

Here in Australia we have three fast-acting insulins available, although it seems many people are only aware of two. Humalog (insulin lispro) from Lilly, NovoRapid (insulin aspart) from Novo (called NovoLog in some parts of the world), and Apidra (insulin glulisine) from Sanofi. These are used for meal-time boluses and corrections by people using injections (MDI), …

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Tandem cannulae and upgrades

Some cogitation about the introduction of the Tandem t:slim X2 pump into Australia… In the pump image I’ve been using here for a while you can see the short tubing lead that comes out from the reservoir, and terminates in a connector for the infusion set. Originally this connector was the traditional “Luer-lock” connector, which …

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Catching up with July

Well as I expected, lots has been happening in the diabetes tech world while I’ve been away working on the African photographic expedition. So this post is a little bit of a catch-up. Ryzodeg At the start of August the Australian PBS was updated to include Novo’s Ryzodeg insulin. Although Novo’s long-acting Tresiba is not …

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A busy month in Adelaide

I’m still writing this from the wilds of Africa, thus the assorted photos in this post. But there’re some upcoming events in August I wanted to tell you about. In late August the Australasian Diabetes Congress will be held in Adelaide, South Australia. This is the annual Scientific Meeting of the ADS and ADEA, and will be …

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