AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 15 April 2023: NZMS Diabetes, a
Dexcom Inc. (Nasdaq: DXCM) company, have announced a new partnership with Diabetes New Zealand to improve access and awareness to diabetes technology in New Zealand.
The partnership will bring together the expertise and resources of both organisations to drive campaigns for improved access to diabetes technology and better health outcomes for people living with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes in New Zealand.
NZMS Diabetes distributes the Dexcom continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system and the t:slim X2 insulin pump in New Zealand; leading products in the CGM and insulin pump therapy space globally.
“We are delighted to work together with Diabetes New Zealand in our shared mission to improve the lives of people living with diabetes,” said Kirstin Brown, Managing Director of NZMS Diabetes.
“We believe that by working together, we can make a real difference to the access and uptake of diabetes technology across the country,” she says.
Diabetes New Zealand CEO, Heather Verry, believes “the partnership with NZMS Diabetes will help to raise awareness of the benefits of diabetes technology and the need for improved access to those who need it most.”
“Technology can be life changing, so we welcome this partnership and the opportunity to educate and advocate on behalf of people with diabetes who are insulin dependent.”
The partnership will involve joint campaigns and initiatives aimed at increasing awareness of continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pump therapy, improving access to these devices, and supporting people to help improve diabetes management.
About Diabetes New Zealand
For more information about Diabetes New Zealand and their work to support people with diabetes, please visit diabetes.org.nz
About NZMS Diabetes
NZMS and its Australian branch, AMSL, are subsidiaries of Dexcom. NZMS Diabetes is the New Zealand distributor of the Dexcom G6 and the new Dexcom G7 CGM systems, t:slim X2 insulin pumps, and other diabetes devices and accessories. For more information on NZMS Diabetes, please visit nzmsdiabetes.co.nz
The partnership with Diabetes New Zealand aims to improve access to technology for New Zealanders living with diabetes
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