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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…

Started by Diabetes News and InterestLatest Reply

Pump and Airport Security

For years, I have requested a "search" to avoid walking through the body mage machine with my pump--Medtronic says no, so I don't. I dawned…

Started by SpockLatest Reply

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pros and cons of Omni Pod or conventional insulin pump

I'm starting to do research on insulin pumps rather than using MDI. I've gathered from reading here that some people find the ability to ma…

Started by lh378

6 13 hours ago
Reply by Terry

Visually figuring out how much insulin is left in the vial.

I've thought about this the last few weeks and forgot to do research when I started a new vial. Can any of you visually gauge how much insu…

Started by Timbeak48

2 yesterday
Reply by MM

OmniPod Occlusions

I have been a pump user since 10/2005. I started with the Medtronic Paradigm and used their pumps for 8 yrs. In the past year, I have tried…

Started by BayBornTarHeel

8 on Saturday
Reply by Christopher

Enlite sensor use term

The prior Medtronic GCM sensors could be used up to about 18 days with good accuracy. I have the new 530g with the enlite sensor. I would b…

Started by Phil Christian

61 on Thursday
Reply by Linda B

Medicaid!

What insulin pumps are covered by medicaid? I have united healthcare medicaid. I want the medtronic 530g

Started by Taylar

9 Aug 26
Reply by Nettie

Silhouette Tubing Failure

This morning I woke up to find my pump was disconnected. The tubing had broken during the night. My BG was 19.2 mmol/L or 345 mg/dl. I fel…

Started by malcolm3057

47 Aug 25
Reply by Terry

Comfort infusion set (manual insertion) disconnecting

Has anyone else experienced their tubing disconnecting from the "pitch fork"... This has happened to me four times (while sleeping all case…

Started by Karen1981

3 Aug 25
Reply by Terry

Thinking about switching CGM'

I am currently on the Medtronic 530g system. I love using a cgm and do not want to change that however I am having a lot of problems with t…

Started by sglatt

16 Aug 24
Reply by Tiera

I don't think a pump is right for me

Hello, I've been diabetic several years, MDI for about 6 years and just started using an Animas Ping a couple of months ago. My last two Ha…

Started by T2DMcB

3 Aug 22
Reply by Whitney

Pumping & Gastroparesis??

I was wondering for those of you using a pump who also have GP, do you use an Extended Bolus or Multiwave?? I am trying to figure out which…

Started by Chris Ullger

6 Aug 21
Reply by Chris Ullger

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