Diabetes in Australia, New Zealand


Diabetes in Australia, New Zealand

The AU & NZ Group has been split into two groups: Diabetes in Australia, and Diabetes in New Zealand. Please join there!

Members: 136
Latest Activity: Jan 16, 2014

Other Local Resources (in alphabetical order)

  • Insulin For Life
  • BeingDiabetic.NZ: having life with diabetes (a great blog)
  • Diabetic Duo: through her blog, Renata shares her experiences, her kids' experiences and a shoulder to lean on.
  • MuntedPancreas: an Australian forum for parents of kids with Type 1 diabetes
  • Reality Check: a website and online community managed by The Type 1 Diabetes Network Inc., an Australian organization of people with Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Forum

NZ - type 1

Started by carabeli. Last reply by Steve Lancaster Apr 16, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi anyone else from chch, New Zealand

Started by cameryn. Last reply by Metteryogy Mar 30, 2013. 2 Replies

Homework help!!

Started by Joy Feb 26, 2012. 0 Replies


Started by Loren. Last reply by naz Feb 14, 2011. 9 Replies

Would love to move to Australia and need information

Started by shelly wichman. Last reply by shelly wichman Jun 19, 2010. 3 Replies

Diabetes Supplies Limited

Started by Renata Pellino-Porter. Last reply by Bagrat Mamasakhlisi Apr 13, 2010. 1 Reply

Alergic to novorapid ?

Started by morgan. Last reply by anita Rixon Feb 20, 2010. 1 Reply

DFF(Diabetes Friend Forever)

Started by Renata Pellino-Porter Feb 18, 2010. 0 Replies

Can you get a free insulin pump??

Started by jeffery morris. Last reply by meegsd Feb 10, 2010. 7 Replies

New Zealand Ministry of Health

Started by Renata Pellino-Porter. Last reply by Renata Pellino-Porter Feb 4, 2010. 4 Replies

Any T2's tried Januvia - by itself or in combo?

Started by Jim Montgomery. Last reply by Jim Montgomery Jan 25, 2010. 2 Replies

Mikheil Elizbarashvili

Started by Mikkheil Elizbarashvili. Last reply by Jim Montgomery Jan 25, 2010. 1 Reply

Anyone is Brisbane?????

Started by Nikki. Last reply by Angie Campbell-McLeod Jan 6, 2010. 7 Replies

Hi from Melbourne

Started by Sue. Last reply by Renata Pellino-Porter Jan 4, 2010. 9 Replies

New to Australia - Insulin Pump Cases for Kids

Started by Susi (Ladalife) Oct 31, 2009. 0 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by Shannon Prosser on August 25, 2008 at 9:39pm
Hello from crystal brook, South Australia
Comment by J. Davis Harte on August 22, 2008 at 12:24pm
My husband is originally from outside of Auckland, NZ, so I thought I'd squeeze into this group with that reason:D

There is a chance we'll move there again someday - but the main hinderance at this point is that I have medical coverage for the Minimed Paradigm pump 522 and the CGMS. I'm just not sure what the coverage is like in NZ or Australia.


PS this photo of me was taken in Freemantle, Western Australia.
Comment by alice wright on August 4, 2008 at 6:56am
hello is there anybody out there,
Comment by alice wright on July 13, 2008 at 7:33am
Hi everyone, my name is alice and i live in australia,
Comment by naomi kirby on June 21, 2008 at 2:40am

just joined - but this particular group doesn't look very active - anybody out there?

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