6th April 2017 Media Release CGM Announcement Angela Grant QLD

6th April 2017 Media Release CGM Announcement Angela Grant QLD

DANII’s Gift Realised with $54M Program Announced  12 year old Brisbane Girl, Abby Grant One of the First to Receive Life Saving Device Parents should never have to say goodbye to their children, especially aged 17. In 2011 on the eve of her HSC exams, Daniella Meads-Barlow died from nocturnal hypoglycaemia, as a result of being a Type 1 Diabetic. As her parents, Donna and Brian Meads-Barlow dealt with the loss of their only daughter they were dealt another blow- “We were told that technology being used elsewhere in the world, Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM’s), would have saved Daniella’s life.…

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3rd April 2017 Fed Govt Program For Type 1 Diabetes Courier Mail

3rd April 2017 Fed Govt Program for Type 1 Diabetes Courier Mail

Fed Govt Program for Type 1 Diabetes Australian Associated Press April 1, 2017 8:38am People with type 1 diabetes will have access to free glucose monitoring devices under a federal government program. The $54 million program has been praised as a "life-changer" by Diabetes Australia. "This will benefit around 4,000 Australian families with a child or young person with type 1 diabetes who are struggling to manage the condition," DA CEO Professor Greg Johnson said in a statement. The program will save sufferers about $4000 a year by giving them access to continuous glucose monitoring devices for free through the…

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1st April 2017 Federal Government Makes Continuous Glucose Monitoring Kits Free For Diabetic Children Herald

1st April 2017 Federal Government Makes Continuous Glucose Monitoring Kits Free for Diabetic Children Herald

Federal Government Makes Continuous Glucose Monitoring Kits Free for Diabetic Children Lanai Scarr, Senior Writer, News Corp Australia Network April 1, 2017 11:31am Subscriber only EXCLUSIVE PARENTS will no longer have to worry about their diabetic kids dying through the night with the government today announcing free continuous glucose monitoring kits for children and teens under the age of 21. The $54 million dollar announcement by the Federal Government will see a sticker placed on the skin of a child or young person with diabetes to estimate blood glucose levels. Alerts will be sent to parents’ smartphones when their child’s…

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1st April 2017 – DANII – CGM Media Release – Govt Delivers

1st April 2017 – DANII – CGM Media Release – Govt Delivers

Calling All Type 1 Diabetics Under 21 years - Are you Eligible for the Government subsidised Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Initiative? DANII Foundation National Education and Awareness Roadshow As part of their election commitment the Turnbull Government committed $54Million to roll-out life-saving blood glucose monitoring technology to Type 1 diabetics under 21 years. The devices are known as Continuous Glucose Monitors or CGM’s. These devices not only avoid Type 1 diabetics needing to prick their finger to test their blood sugar, they also can provide an alarm system to prevent deadly low blood sugar, hypoglycaemia that can result in a…

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DANII National CGM Roadshow Events APRIL & MAY 2017

DANII National CGM Roadshow Events APRIL & MAY 2017

Government subsidised Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) initiative DANII Foundation National Roadshow to Support Program Implementation The DANII Foundation was proud to have attended the funding announcement today of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) for eligible Type 1 diabetics under the age of 21, in what has been labelled DANII’s gift, The initiative is something that makes Brian and myself immensely proud of in what we have achieved together as a type ONE community Voice.  We are proud of #daniisarmy CGM’s are lifesaving devices that can prevent deadly hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia that can lead to ketoacidosis. There are ongoing benefits in the…

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2016 World Diabetes Day Media Release From DANII Foundation Australia

2016 World Diabetes Day Media Release from DANII Foundation Australia

14 November 2016 World Diabetes Day – Tragedy Transformed to Triumph The DANII Foundation is only 41/2 years old and yet has achieved what some organisations take 20 years or more to do. They have developed a large support base and more impressively a large election commitment from both the Coalition and the Labor Party in this years’ federal election to improve the lives of Type 1 Diabetics. The DANII Foundation was founded after the unnecessary death Type 1 diabetic (T1d) of Daniella Meads-Barlow aged 17. “Daniella died in her sleep as a result of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia, an unnecessary death…

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Diabetes Awareness Week: Type 1 Diabetics Plead No More Preventable Deaths Election Commitment Urgently Needed

Diabetes Awareness Week: Type 1 Diabetics Plead No More Preventable Deaths Election Commitment Urgently Needed

12 July 2016 Diabetes Awareness Week: Type 1 Diabetics Plead No More Preventable Deaths Election Commitment Urgently Needed The DANII Foundation, the voice of Type 1 Diabetics (T1D) in Australia ran a very successful pre-election campaign that resulted in election commitments from both sides of politics. A fantastic effort that is now known as ‘Danii’s Gift’. The DANII Foundation was founded after the unnecessary death of Daniella Meads-Barlow aged 17. “Daniella died in her sleep as a result of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia, an unnecessary death that claims at least another young Australian every week a death that could have been avoided…

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Type 1 Diabetic Community Totally Overwhelmed With ALP Commitment – Over $80 Million To Save And Improve Lives

Type 1 Diabetic Community totally overwhelmed with ALP Commitment – Over $80 Million to save and Improve Lives

15 June 2016 Type 1 Diabetic Community totally overwhelmed with ALP Commitment – Over $80 Million to save and Improve Lives The announcement today from Shadow Health Minister Catherine King and Shadow Minister for Families and Payments, Jenny Macklin of $83.4M has overjoyed the Type 1 Diabetic Community. The announcement consists of $79.4M for Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) and $4M for glucose pump therapy, over 4 years. “Quite frankly this will transform the lives of Type 1 Diabetics and their families. This is an investment in the best care available. It is also an example of a visionary approach to…

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