Posts in category: Diabetes Tech
Diabetes Tech Updates: April 2019

A couple of Saturdays ago, I was lucky enough to attend the Type 1 Tech Summit in Perth, where I had the opportunity to catch up with some of the reps from the diabetes device companies to find out what’s new. Mylife Diabetescare Last May, mylife Diabe…

Review: Contour Next One Blood Glucose Meter

Back in August, Ascensia Diabetes Care convened a group of diabetes bloggers in Adelaide for the launch of their new blood glucose meter, the Contour Next One. You can read more about what was discussed during the actual event in this post. Blood gluco…

Frank’s First Week on the t:slim!

Frank still can’t believe that he has a t:slim tucked away in his left pocket. It feels so surreal. (In his determination to get a t:slim, Frank has even began referring to himself in the third person in his own head, which he really should stop …

Dawn Phenomenon, Spring Style.

My levels have been a bit of a mess over the past couple of weeks. A few weeks ago, I began to notice my blood sugar levels slowly but steadily rising through the night. I found myself waking up to blood sugars of 8 or 9 at around 2am and giving a corr…

In Memoriam

Nobody really knew what to expect from her presence when she entered into this world on May 16, 2016. But she was something that had been wanted for a long time. A very long time. From the moment she came out of the box, she was loved. She may have bee…

Trust.

When I first started on an insulin pump two years ago, my diabetes educator prescribed me with insets. During those initial weeks, site changes were an awfully overwhelming experience, causing several hours of anxiety following each change. The pressur…

Christmas Day, For a Person With Diabetes

Imagine one massive room, that you could wander around at your leisure. A room that had all of the latest and greatest diabetes tools and technologies on show. A place big enough that you were free to go and chat with any of the exhibitors that you wis…

Dressing for Diabetes

Most of the time my insulin pump sits clipped safely inside the left pocket of my track pants, pyjama bottoms, jeans or shorts. I’m pretty grateful that pockets are the norm in most of the clothes that I purchase these days. I’ve tried clip…

AccuChek, MySugr and Eversense at the Diabetes Congress

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…

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…