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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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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…

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Animas Ping/Medicare? (don't want to count my eggs before they hatch)

Hi Everyone! I am in the process of trying to get a pump. I will be dropping off my paperwork with my diabetes center so their rep can get…

Started by jesikabeth

0 3 hours ago

1st time pumper. Animas Ping OR Omnipod?

I saw my doctor yesterday and we talked about the pump. I am currently on the vGo, and it's helping to control my sugars, but it has its li…

Started by jesikabeth

9 3 hours ago
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Enlite Sensor woes...

So, I have been using the Enlite sensors for about 5 weeks now. I am so frustrated I could scream. I don't know if I am doing something wro…

Started by Kokoro

9 19 hours ago
Reply by Donna

Suggestions for explaining pump to 5 yr old grandson

Hi all, New to this forum. Type 2 since 2000. Insulin pens since 2010. Just had first infusion set yesterday with saline until Monday when…

Started by zander

11 yesterday
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Miss Idaho Sierra Sandison showing off her insulin pump!

I was looking on Facebook as I like my local news station. Well, they posted an article about Miss Idaho showing of her pump! There is a Fa…

Started by Amy

3 on Thursday
Reply by zander

Insulin and Part B Medicare

Does anyone get their Insulin via Part B Medicare ? No one in my area seems to know how to process it as well as be able to tell me the cos…

Started by wallskev

8 on Thursday
Reply by LBREP

Contact detach issue - Anyone else run into this?

Hey hey. I'm new here and haven't gone through everything so this may or may not have been brought up before. Basically, over the course of…

Started by Ethan10183

14 on Wednesday
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Food Peak Time?

Question for pumpers... I know that my Carb ratio is 8 to 1 and my insulin sensitivity is 1 to 20 but how do I know when I have a leftover…

Started by LovetoHike

5 on Tuesday
Reply by Dave

Long time pumper, waiting for some REAL advances

I might be one of the longer pumpers on the forum (33 years since first pump, an AutoSyringe AS*6 single basal rate programmed by diluting…

Started by Yerachmiel Altman

10 on Tuesday
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Market for new pump

Hey Everyone, I'm currently looking at updating my insulin pump, but there are some many to choose from. I've had a MiniMed about 6 years a…

Started by bmbd104

11 on Tuesday
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