New diabetes monitoring to be free: Hunt

Australians with type one diabetes will soon have free access to a new glucose monitoring system through a $300 million Morrison government initiative. The FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring device measures glucose levels without the use of lancets, test strips and blood. The government’s Continuous Glucose Monitoring system will provide fully subsidised products from March 1, […]

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Labor pledges $50m for diabetes research (Australia)

Matt Coughlan and Christine McGinn Australian Associated Press January 13, 20198:43am Labor leader Bill Shorten has pledged a $50 million funding boost for type 1 diabetes research, which marks the first promise for the election year. Labor will fork out $50 million to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes if it wins the […]