Govt to review diabetes management

Insulin pumps, glucose strips and medications will be scrutinised by the Federal Government as part of a major review of diabetes management in Australia.

The review, announced last Thursday, has wide-ranging goals, including establishing whether Australia is getting good value on the millions of dollars it spends on PBS-listed diabetes drugs.

It will also consider the uptake and outcomes of blood glucose self-monitoring, the cost effectiveness of insulin pumps, and the