Posts in category: DAPeoplesVoice
AccuChek, MySugr and Eversense at the Diabetes Congress

follow url At the Diabetes Congress last month, I had the pleasure of reconnecting with the team at Roche Diabetes Care, whose stand had turned a noticeable shade of green. But more on that in a moment… The AccuChek Guide is currently my blood glucose meter of ch…

Addressing ‘Non Adherence’

http://douglasat201.org/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=http:/douglasat201.org/construction-update-may-17-2017/ The one issue that stuck out to me after the recent Diabetes Congress is the need for a resource to better support people in the self management of diabetes in hospitals and even health care. Diabetes Australia are already leading the way with some of …

Cellnovo on Show at the Diabetes Congress

http://araliasystems.com/wp-content/themes/igora/js/ photo.link I had the pleasure of reconnecting with the Cellnovo team at the Australasian Diabetes Congress last month. The Cellnovo insulin pump launched 12 months ago, with the availability of consumables on the NDSS eventually delayed by a month. The system con…

The Diabetes Social Media Summit

On the Tuesday prior to the Australasian Diabetes Congress, I was lucky enough to be a part of the Oz Diabetes Social Media Summit. Brought together by a company called Ascensia Diabetes Care, the afternoon brought together a group of Aussie diabetes b…

Treating Lows.

The very first thing that I used to treat my hypos were jellybeans. You know, the ones that came in little packets at the Chemist, and had the glucose syrup mixed into the recipe. Those packets weren’t particularly easy to walk around with, espec…

Championing the Consumer Voice

I walked away from the Australasian Diabetes Congress feeling that consumers had an even bigger impact than last year. This was my second year attending the joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and the Australian Dia…

Day 3 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

Day 3 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off today with breakfast at the Adelaide Central Markets. I was absolutely flattered that Renza sacrificed participating in the 6.45am Novo Nordisk Fun Run to join myself, Ashley and Bionic Wookiee Dav…

Day 2 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

Day 2 of the Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off with a Plenary session covering communication in diabetes care. Even though she was only the understudy stepping in, I couldn’t think of a better person to cover this issue than Jane Speight …

Day 1 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

The Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off today in Adelaide, and I count myself lucky that Diabetes Australia has once again asked me to join their ‘People’s Voice’ team of consumer reporters. Diabetes Australia have covered my tr…

Solo Travel.

I’m the kind of person who likes to make my way on foot when I travel. No tour buses or schedules that I need to stick to, telling me when or where I have to be. I always like to choose somewhere central to stay, so that I’ll have everything within clo…