GPs demand change to govt's 'nonsensical' glucose monitor funding rules

All patients with type 1 diabetes were made eligible for the subsidised devices this month

The Federal Government should let GPs approve patient access to subsidised continuous glucose monitoring devices now that all 130,000 Australians with type 1 diabetes are eligible, the RACGP says.

Adjunct Clinical Professor Karen Price.
Adjunct Clinical Professor Karen Price.

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology lets patients track their glucose levels with fewer fingerprick blood tests, but the