Accu-Chek Guide Me meter

Another “new” BG meter, but just to be clear, this meter is not in Australia yet. It is not yet approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and thus commercially this can’t even be mentioned in Australia by the manufacturer. It is already supported by the Accu-Chek Connect phone app. If it does eventually get …

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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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March/April looping survey

In December 2017 an online survey of Australian loopers (people using closed-loop insulin pump therapy) was run, and the results were eventually published in the Journal of Internal Medicine in November 2018. It identified at least 20 people using DIY loop systems. In September 2018 a simpler survey was done via this website, and the results …

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