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Identifying areas of scar tissue

I have a confession to make. I've had Type 1 for 15 yrs, I've been pumping for 12. I've read posts about scar tissue and how it makes it mo…

Started by Dave S

27 Sep 23, 2009
Reply by rafael

Anybody know where I can get free/discounted pump?

Hi, I'm self employed with pre-existing conditions and can't afford health insurance. I'd like to get a pump. Does anyone know of a pharmac…

Started by Cynthia D

7 Sep 21, 2009
Reply by Sarah

U/H or Percent of Basal - Which do you use pumpers?

Which type do you prefer for your temporary basal settings?

Started by Alison

8 Sep 21, 2009
Reply by Alison

Free Style test strips

Started by Candice Carr

10 Sep 19, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth

Should I Bolus after a shower and set change?

Every morning I get up and have breakfast and then go for a shower, have a shave etc.. and then get ready for work. Typically I will be off…

Started by Si Greenwood

8 Sep 18, 2009
Reply by Helmut


Have not been happier in my life, since I have been on the pump!!

Started by Bill Lucheck

4 Sep 18, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

The costs of pumping and insurance loss

I posted this as a blog, but I would really like some good advice so I posted it in here too. For a lot time I think I was scared of pumpi…

Started by Sarah Jane

6 Sep 17, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Minimed phone on hold - Ugh!

I called Minimed because I had some questions about supplies and I'm supposed to do a re-order anytime now. I was on hold for more than 1 h…

Started by John Smith

19 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Cara

I dedicate this infusion site to ...

Marie B and MelissaBL and Dave S. See discussion. If you haven't changed or rotated your infusion set for awhile, perhaps it is time. Save…

Started by Kelly Rawlings

8 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

things you like the most about the pump

I havn't started pumping yet,but soon I well, here are the top reasons i like the pump 1-I always thought that i would make a good use o…

Started by Asma

57 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Asma




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