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

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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