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New Insulin Pump Device Aims to Halt Dangerous Lows

Diabetes News Hound ran an article this morning about how Medtronic, the diabetes device maker, has launched a new product that works with…

Started by Christopher Frankie

19 Sep 13, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

BC BS Fed rejects Animas cartridges!! Anyone else?

I got a new Animas Ping a week ago, and now I have to write an appeal letter to try to get Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal to cover the cart…

Started by Bilg

12 Sep 12, 2009
Reply by Michael

why won't my endo approve me pumping?(pls ansr)

i am really mad,you see,since i got D last Jan.,i have been asking for a pump,she would always tell me to wait first,the problem was me g…

Started by Asma

33 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Asma

D and the Family

Hi! Does anyone have any ideas on how to get your family more involved? I am 29 (yeah, I am not really a kid by any means! Ha Ha :) ) and h…

Started by Rachael

5 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Robin Orthman

Removing the cannula

How do you do it? For the first few insertion site changes, I was very careful when removing the cannula...painstakingly undoing the tape f…

Started by John Smith

33 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Scotty Hinote

Let's talk about dealing with exercise and the pump.

I am an active adult who exercises almost everyday. I have information on how to deal with prolonged exercise which I do about once a week.…

Started by Sarah Keech

18 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Terry Keelan

Minimed Veo coming to Australia

I was going through the the Australian Prothesis List and saw the normal minimed pump in there and then i cam across the Veo and its more e…

Started by Brent

0 Sep 8, 2009

New to the Pump - Air bubbles

I try my best to make sure that there are no air bubbles when I fill the reservoir. I hold the pump upright to prime until I think I don't…

Started by Yu Shing

9 Sep 7, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Minimed lot 8 recall

It's been well over a month since I returned my lot 8's and were supposed to be receiving one replacement box every 3 weeks. To date I've n…

Started by Bob McAdams

7 Sep 7, 2009
Reply by Yu Shing

Insertion sites

Hi all, I am inserting in my tommy all the time. I swithsh between one side to another. I insert the infusion once a month on my upper bot…

Started by BEBO

6 Sep 6, 2009
Reply by Michelle Powley

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