Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes Advocates Day

I’m not sure where time has gone but it’s now been a couple of weeks since the first Diabetes Advocates Day held by Medtronic in partnership with Diabetes Australia. The day was filled with some exciting updates on diabetes technology. But what made the event worthwhile for me was the insightful, honest and interesting discussions around diabetes technology.

Disclosure: While Medtronic Diabetes offered to reimburse me for travel, I paid for my own transport costs (a nice drive) and parking for the day’s event. Continue reading “Diabetes Advocates Day”

My Diabetes Inklings

Ergh – finger pricks.


Recently I realised that I was starting to think quite negatively about my diabetes by asking ‘what’s next’. Particularly as I see the little countdown on my Freestyle Libre reader as to when my sensor will shut off. It’s similar to when my Dexcom starts giving me warnings to when my sensor will stop.  Continue reading “Ergh – finger pricks.”

My Diabetes Inklings

DX2 Sydney

Last week, I was incredibly lucky to be invited to Sydney for Abbott Diabetes Care’s first Diabetes Exchange event (DX2). The first DX2 event focussed on the launch of the Freestyle Libre direct from Abbott Diabetes Care to people with diabetes*.  Continue reading “DX2 Sydney”