The t:slim is back

The t:slim X2 pump has been blocked from sale since December 2020 due to safety concerns raised through the TGA. Today AMSL mailed their customers to let them know the suspension of the pump’s TGA registration is officially over. Apparently it was lifted a week ago, but neither the TGA nor AMSL were saying anything …

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Pump occlusion alarms

Most insulin pump users are familiar with the dreaded occlusion alarm. At the simplest level it tells us that this cannula is occluded and needs to be replaced. But it’s not always that straightforward. So let’s dive in an explore the mysteries behind the alarm. Detecting an occlusion The pump usually has a force sensor …

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Anubis – the G6 reborn!

In exciting news, Project Anubis has been announced. It is a modification to the Dexcom G6 “Firefly” CGM transmitter that gives a bunch of things that I personally see as advantages over new units. User-replaceable battery (larger capacity than original). Unlike with re-batteried G5 transmitters, no fancy epoxy sealing is required. A tiny packet of …

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Libre 2

Back in 2018 I wrote an article about the new Libre 2. Finally (as of yesterday) Abbott has got the Libre 2 approved with the TGA for use in Australia. All we know about the rollout and availability of the product is a statement by Abbott that it will be made available “over the coming …

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Streaking

Time In Range (TIR) is one of the popular (and useful!) metrics we get from our CGM data. What percentage of time have been spending “between the flags” of our defined range. Most CGM reporting software will display this today. For example Dexcom’s Clarity app displays it as a graph, with the traditional “green” as …

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