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Insulin Pumps

Insulin Pumps

Maggie provides comprehensive education and support for people:

  • New to insulin pumps
  • Upgrading from current pump
  • Wanting more information on new technologies

No referral is necessary to attend an Insulin Pump service.

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Things to consider in order to be able to go onto a pump or upgrade from your current pump:

  • Have Private health Insurance and be covered for insulin pump
  • Have an Endocrinologist that manages your diabetes
  • See a dietitian to learn how to count carbohydrates / review carb counting
  • Attend pre pump appointments or pump upgrade appointment prior to pump start
  • Attend for ongoing review / management of insulin pump
  • Have Private health Insurance and be covered for insulin pump
  • Have an Endocrinologist that manages your diabetes
  • See a dietitian to learn how to count carbohydrates / review carb counting
  • Attend pre pump appointments or pump upgrade appointment prior to pump start
  • Attend for ongoing review / management of insulin pump

Recommended Appointment Schedule

New to insulin pump therapy

  • X2 60 mins appointments
  • See dietitian for carb counting education
  • Most pump starts take place at the clinic rooms (2-3 hours) but some Private Health Insurance Companies insist on an inpatient stay (hospital admission) pump start (short 4 hours)

Pump Upgrade

  • X1 60 minute appointment
  • See dietitian for carb counting review
  • Most pump upgrades take place at the clinic rooms (2-3 hours) but some Private Health Insurance Companies insist on an inpatient stay (hospital admission) pump start (short 4 hours)

Current Insulin Pumps Available in Australia

If you are commencing Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGMS) as well as Insulin Pump Therapy you will require more education. Maggie can guide you through your options.