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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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Managing Type 1 Diabetes is a team effort

For Stefani Linse and her 8-year-old daughter Ashleigh, starting a new school year is more complicated than many families experience. At the age of four, Ashleigh was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Since then it’s been a steep learning curve for the family, says Linse. A teacher by profession, her only exposure to Type 1 […]