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Working along with an insulin pump, a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) displays your blood glucose readings every five minutes. This can help you understand more clearly exactly how your diet, exercise, medication and lifestyle impact your glucose levels. You take control. CGM devices can also warn you of any upcoming blood glucose lows or highs. Currently, CGM devices are not covered by Medicare or private health insurance. Any out of pocket expenses will need to be covered by yourself. The Australian Government has now approved the use of CGM devices for those under 21 years of age free of charge but they must meet a specific criteria, pregnancy planning, over 21 with eligible concession status. Finally other eligible conditions under 21 years. The forms are available from your national diabetes service scheme (ndss) in your state. Set up must be carried out by an authorised diabetes team/hospital service or  private credentialed diabetes educator (CDE)