Posts in category: Diabetes Advocacy
#HealtheVoicesAU 2018

http://kirschelectricalservices.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/\/\/kirschelectricalservices.com\/led-modern-look\/embed\/ Last weekend, I was lucky enough to get to Sydney to attend HealtheVoices (which I learned is actually spoken more like ‘healthy voices’ rather than ‘health-e-voices’). After seeing the wild popularity of this conference among folks in the diabetes com…

A Type 2 Diabetes ‘Shake?’

buy Pregabalin 150mg tablets Last weekend, we were on the hunt for a dog friendly café to keep this little guy entertained. My sister suggested a place, before casually mentioning to me that they had a ‘type 2 shake’ on the menu. What, is that like a health shake or something? I a…

AccuChek, MySugr and Eversense at the Diabetes Congress

go to site 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’

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

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…

Medtronic 670G System Closer to Approval in Australia

Medtronic Diabetes made an announcement last week regarding their 670G hybrid closed loop system, and last week I had a chance to catch up with the team at the Australasian Diabetes Congress to clear up some of the confusion. Medtronic’s 670G hybrid cl…

Tandem t:slim X2 Insulin Pump Launches in Australia!

Tandem’s t:slim X2 insulin pump officially hit Aussie shores last week at the Australasian Diabetes Congress. It will be distributed by AMSL Diabetes here in Australia as a successor to Animas, which is in the process of exiting the pump market. AMSL i…

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…