Life Saving Device For Type 1 Diabetes Too Expensive The Advocate TAS

Life Saving Device for type 1 Diabetes too Expensive The Advocate TAS

Life-saving device for type 1 diabetes too expensive Sarah Lansdown @SarahLansdown 15 Oct 2017, 6 p.m. A small device has revolutionised the lives of those with type 1 diabetes, including the life of Burnie man Troy Wilkins. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is a technology where patients have a small filament inserted into the skin that sends a blood glucose reading to a monitor every five minutes, day and night. Since trialing the technology through a grant from type 1 diabetes advocacy charity the Danii Foundation, Mr Wilkins said the device has saved his life by alerting him to dangerously low…

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