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OmniPod DASH ® - Costs and Choice in Diabetes Tech
Type 2 Diabetes

OmniPod DASH ® – Costs and Choice in Diabetes Tech

There are quite a few insulin pumps available already. So, why is Macintyre Health excited about OmniPod’s arrival in Australia?
Well, it comes down to giving you a choice about the diabetes tech you use and the financial burden diabetes imposes on you.

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Carb Counting Tips and Tricks
Diabetes and Pregnancy

Carb Counting Tips and Tricks

Matching your insulin dose to the carbohydrates you are eating is considered the gold standard for managing food with Type 1 Diabetes. It also can be very effective for those with Type 2 Diabetes with or without insulin and Gestational or other Diabetes types.

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How to manage Christmas day carb counting with Type 1 Diabetes
Exercise

How to manage Christmas day carb counting with Type 1 Diabetes

Christmas day is a tricky day for anyone with dietary needs, but diabetes in particular. The unpredictability of food, alcohol, heat (in the southern hemisphere at least!), spontaneous Christmas backyard cricket or beach swims make it near impossible to keep your Blood Glucose Levels (BGLs) smooth.

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New COVID-19 Medicare funding for Telehealth
COVID 19

New COVID-19 Medicare funding for Telehealth, what does this mean for Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDEs) and Australian’s living with diabetes?

Telehealth is by no means a new concept for patients living with diabetes in Australia, and CDEs have been advocating to endorse Telehealth to be an equitable means of service delivery, for quite some time. Telehealth is often an integral component of care for a person’s diabetes management, however never before have patients been able to claim Medicare rebates on these services, until now…

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Covid-19 Advice
COVID 19

Covid-19 Advice

[This blog provides general information and discussions about health and related subjects. The information and other content provided in this

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Managing Covid-19
COVID 19

Managing Covid-19

Many of our patients are understandably concerned about the Coronavirus. It’s important to take this situation seriously and follow the

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