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Snap Strong and Simple Challenge

Hey Insulin Pump Users, The good people at Asante Solutions - maker of the Snap pump - just started a program called "Snap Strong and Simpl…

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Affordable Care Act and Pump supplies.

Please ignore if you are not in the States... Does anyone know how the Affordable care Act plans cover Diabetic supplies? I have searched e…

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Medtronic Announces Approval of MiniMed 530G with Enlite

Minimed 530G with Enlite MINNEAPOLIS – September 27, 2013 –Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

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Rotating clip/holster for Animas pump

I heard a rumour that there is a clip/holster for the Animas pumps. It rotates so you can wear your pump horizontally if you want. I have c…

Started by artwoman

4 yesterday
Reply by MarkR

Air Bubbles Oh My!

Hi everyone, I would love to get some input here on experiences with air bubbles in the pump tubing. This has become an ongoing issue. I do…

Started by Elyssia

27 on Saturday
Reply by irrational John

MM 530G pump clip broke

I've been using MM pumps since the 90's and never has the clip broken. yesterday, the clip snapped off just a fraction of an inch below the…

Started by phoenixbound

7 on Thursday
Reply by Scottyd

Searching for Medtronic ParadigmPAL software

Started by TC

2 on Wednesday
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Protecting Pump from Water

I have searched around online looking for a way to protect my pump while fly fishing. What I find is pricey, and usually only protects the…

Started by Sue

17 Mar 24
Reply by Leah

Setting up your basal rates for bicycling

Hi all; I'm new to this site and forum as well new to the pumping end of things. I've been a diabetic for just over 43 years and counting,…

Started by extreme_ride22

1 Mar 23
Reply by shoshana27


Oops, capitals again. Anyway...I am thinking about trying the sides and front of my thighs - new virgin real estate. I like my skinny jeans…

Started by artwoman

9 Mar 23
Reply by Steve

Medicare and OMNIPOD

Hi. Does anyone know the current status of medicare covering the omnipod / pods?

Started by Francine

4 Mar 21
Reply by S3GL

ISIG Ranges--could use some help, please

I need to know what acceptable ISIG levels should be when starting a new sensor. I have had a horrible night/day--36 hours. Now I am on my…

Started by Sue

3 Mar 14
Reply by irrational John

isolation tank + T1D

Hi! Weird question, but I'm going to throw it out there anyway. I was wondering if anyone out there (with Type 1) has ever used an isolatio…

Started by Sarah Pearl

9 Mar 13
Reply by Stuart




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