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Government pledges additional Continuous Glucose Monitoring Subsidies for all Australians living with type 1 diabetes

21 April 2022 – Dexcom and AMSL Diabetes welcome the recent bi-partisan commitment to providing access to continuous glucose monitoring for all people with Type 1 diabetes in Australia. Expanding the subsidy access to all people with Type 1 diabetes in Australia irrespective of their age and concession card status is an important reform that improves …

20.04.2022

Control-IQ Technology for the t:slim X2 Insulin Pump Launches in Australia

April 2022 – AMSL Diabetes is excited to announce the launch of Control-IQ™ technology for the t:slim X2™ insulin pump! The t:slim X2 insulin pump (compatible with Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitoring) is capable of remote feature updates.* Recently, we welcomed the newest software to launch within Australia; Control-IQ. Control-IQ technology is an advanced hybrid …

15.04.2022

National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) fully subsidises the most advanced Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) technology

Advanced features not available on any other device Government paves the way for improved access to game-changing technology for eligible Australians living with Type 1 diabetes Sydney, 8 February 2022 – AMSL Diabetes has today announced that the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system will be available through the Australian Government’s CGM Subsidy Initiative …

08.02.2022

Courier Shipping Delays may occur due to COVID-19

January 2022 We would like to advise that we have been notified that our delivery couriers are experiencing some delays due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We are continuing to process all orders and thank you for your patience. To help keep our phone lines available for urgent enquiries, if you would like an update …

31.01.2022

Dexcom unveils update for Dexcom G6 App with New and Improved Features (Last Updated 23 Nov 2021)

Latest Update: November 2021 The app update was initially rolled out in early October for existing Android Dexcom G6 customers. For iOS devices, the update has recently been released in mid-November, 2021. October 2021 We are thrilled to bring you an update to the Dexcom G6 app! Designed to improve the user’s experience, this update …

01.10.2021

Update Prompts Additional Step in Setting up Dexcom Account for some New Customers

September 2021 Following an update to the Dexcom account creation interface from 9th of September 2021, selected new Dexcom G5 Mobile customers may need to complete an additional step when creating their Dexcom account. This update will not affect existing Dexcom G5 Mobile customers. For further information, please refer to this document. The update introduces …

15.09.2021

AMSL Diabetes sponsor not-for-profit organisation; Type 1 Foundation

August 2021 AMSL Diabetes are thrilled to announce the sponsorship of the Type 1 Foundation. The Type 1 Foundation is a not-for-profit charity raising awareness of type 1 diabetes through education in schools, medical practices, and the wider community. It is a volunteer-based organisation that aims to empower a generation of young people living with …

23.08.2021

AMSL Diabetes announce sponsorship for Charity TV Global’s “Adventure All Stars” Series

August 2021 AMSL Diabetes are delighted to announce the sponsorship of Astra-Lia England who will be participating in the upcoming TV series of “Adventure All Stars”. The international “Adventure All Stars” program is created and produced by Charity TV Global, an award-winning Australian TV production company. They successfully combine entertainment with philanthropy; rewarding people for …

23.08.2021

AMSL Diabetes pledge support for Willow Rose Foundation for Diabetes

August 2021 AMSL Diabetes are excited to announce the sponsorship of the Willow Rose Foundation for Diabetes. The Willow Rose Foundation for Diabetes is a not-for-profit organisation that was born out of a passion to see all people living with diabetes thrive. By bringing together the experiences of individuals living with diabetes, they hope to …

23.08.2021

Dexcom, Inc. acquires AMSL and NZMS

August 2021 Richard Plowright, Managing Director and Owner of Australasian Medical & Scientific Limited (AMSL) and New Zealand Medical & Scientific (NZMS) has announced his retirement, after over 30 years of providing the Australasian market with access to leading edge healthcare solutions from all over the world. As of the 1st August 2021, Richard has …

05.08.2021

Tandem t:slim X2 Insulin Pump Suspension Lifted

7th April 2021 The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) suspension of the ARTG entry for the Tandem Diabetes Care t:slim X2 insulin pump has officially been lifted. AMSL Diabetes and Tandem Diabetes Care have been in discussions with the TGA and have now successfully addressed their concerns for the t:slim X2 insulin pump. For more information …

07.04.2021

Tandem t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Dexcom G5 Mobile Integration Supply Update

29th March 2021 As of 29th March 2021, AMSL Diabetes has discontinued the sale of the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Dexcom G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) integration. This announcement does not affect the supply of the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ™ technology and any subsequent versions of the pump. Existing customers will …

29.03.2021

The Australian Government has updated the NDSS CGM Subsidy Initiative

15th January 2021 The Australian Government has updated the NDSS CGM Subsidy Initiative to include the NEW Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. As of Monday 18th of January 2021,  if you are using a Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump and are eligible for the NDSS CGM Subsidy Initiative you can now have access to …

15.01.2021

Tandem Suspension Notice (Last Updated 1 April 2021)

24th November 2020 Recently the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) expressed concern about the Tandem Diabetes Care t:slim X2 insulin pump. AMSL Diabetes and Tandem Diabetes Care have been in discussions with the TGA to address their concern. However the TGA have informed us of their intent to temporarily suspend the ARTG entry for the t:slim …

24.11.2020

Dexcom G4 PLATINUM manufactured by Dexcom – Supply Update

Dexcom G4 PLATINUM manufactured by Dexcom has been discontinued for sales directly from AMSL Diabetes.

25.09.2020

t:slim X2 insulin pump with NEW Basal-IQ technology

Basal-IQ technology is now available in Australia!  The t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ technology is compatible with the new Dexcom G6 CGM System.

19.08.2020

Dexcom G4 PLATINUM & Dexcom G5 Mobile Update

On the 2nd April 2020, Dexcom announced the upcoming obsolescence for Dexcom G4 PLATINUM and Dexcom G5 Mobile at dexcom.com/obsolescence. This specific announcement and timeline is only applicable to residents of the United States.

06.04.2020

Important Update: AMSL’s Commitment during COVID-19

Important Message from AMSL General Manager, Ian Slater on COVID-19 23rd March 2020 The impact of COVID-19 has been unprecedented as it continues to affect people and organisations around the world. The Federal Government, State Governments and Health Authorities continue to provide detailed guidelines on how to mitigate risks and ensure containment. We encourage all …

23.03.2020

Dexcom G6 CGM System Update

Sydney, Australia, March 2020 The Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System, has been registered in Australia (ARTG 330535).                                                                 Dexcom G6 represents the latest …

04.03.2020

The Australian Government Simplifies the Clinical Eligibility Criteria for the Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative

Sydney, Australia, March 2020 The Australian Government is simplifying the clinical eligibility criteria for the Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative from the 1st of March, 2020. This will allow people with type 1 diabetes under the age of 21, and those over the age of 21 who have valid concessional status to access fully subsidised CGM …

02.03.2020

AMSL Diabetes Partner with MannKind Corporation

Sydney, Australia, May 2019 AMSL Diabetes are excited to announce that they have signed a distribution agreement with MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) to introduce their patient-focused therapies to the Australian market. The exclusive partnership is set to benefit Australian diabetes patients by offering a new innovative technology solution for their diabetes management. “We are excited …

17.05.2019

AMSL Diabetes to distribute MedAngel ONE in Australia

Sydney, Australia, April 2019 AMSL Diabetes are delighted to announce that they have agreed to distribute MedAngel products in Australia.                                                                        …

01.04.2019

NDSS Blood Glucose Strips Review Press Release

Sydney, Australia, November 2018 Inclusion of LifeScan OneTouch Blood Glucose Test Strips on the NDSS Product Schedule.                                                                   The Australian Government recently undertook a …

01.11.2018

Tandem Diabetes Care Partnership Announcement

Sydney, Australia, August 2018 AMSL Diabetes are delighted to announce they have partnered with Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. AMSL Diabetes have partnered with Tandem Diabetes Care, to introduce their innovative product range to the Australian market for the very first time. The exclusive partnership is set to benefit Australian type 1 diabetes patients by offering …

25.08.2018

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