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July 1st 2022 – “TODAY Australia leads the world in Subsidised CGM Technology for Type 1 diabetes” #DANIIsGift #CGM4ALL

Dear DANII FriendsTODAY we finally deliver #DANIIsGift!!! #CGM4ALL DANII Foundation is delighted to announce “officially” Government subsidised access to Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for all Australians living with Type 1 diabetes is finally here, which means our entire Australian Type 1 diabetes community is now eligible to access CGM at a reduced cost of only $32.50 per month! Details of this exciting CGM Subsidy Initiative and HOW to Access… Q1. How can I access CGM via this initiative?There are two pathways in which you can access subsidised Continuous Glucose Monitoring Existing CGM users can qualify for streamlined access if they:o…

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Free access to glucose monitoring now available for thousands of people with type 1 diabetes

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health MEDIA RELEASE 1 March 2019 Free access to glucose monitoring devices will save pregnant women, children and more adults living with type 1 Free access to glucose monitoring devices will save pregnant women, children and more adults living with type 1 diabetes up to $7,000 a year from today, thanks to an investment by the Liberal National Government. Funding over the next five years will assist 37,000 eligible Australians with type 1 diabetes through the expansion of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative. Since April 2017, our Government as a result of…

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$100 million to support people manage type 1 diabetes

Minister for Health MEDIA RELEASE 25 November, 2018 $100 million to support people manage type 1 diabetes The Morrison Government will expand free access to blood glucose monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people up to $7,000 a year. This investment of more than $100 million in additional funding over the next four years will ensure that free glucose monitoring devices are available to over 37,000 eligible people with type one diabetes. From March 1, 2019 eligibility for fully subsidised continuous glucose monitoring device will be expanded under the National Diabetes Services…

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2017 DEC Update from DANII Foundation supporting T1d ~ May Your Christmas Sparkle

May Your Christmas Sparkle with moments of love & laughter. And may the year ahead be full of happiness & bliss. Merry Christmas DANII T1D Friends, Election Promise? What a year 2017 has been! As we saw in the New Year many were sceptical that we would see CGM implemented, some believing it would be another broken election promise. We had more faith as the Foundation was fortunate enough to be on the CGM implementation committee.  We never doubted that the funding would roll out.  Something that totally surprised us was that some of our colleagues doubted that the uptake…

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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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3 – 7 JULY 2017 Troy Oldroyd Good Times Camp July Scholarship: Melbourne

Troy Oldroyd Good Times Camp July Scholarship:  Melbourne Victorian July School Holidays:  3rd to 7th 2017 National Diabetes Week AUSTRALIA:   9th to 15th July 2017  Troy was a former Camp Counsellor for Camp Blue. His loveable and optimistic personality was felt by all in everything he did. He was happiest when he was giving to others, which is why Troy was such an influential and inspirational Camp Blue counsellor, looked up to by so many. Troy was a recognised and respected member of the Shellharbour Life Saving Community, as well as the local Football and Cricket Clubs and also Jamberoo…

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