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When is it time to get a new pump?

Type 1, Dx'd 3 yo 6 mo ago, Pump for 3 yo 3 mo. I have the Animas One Touch Ping. My pump is okay but it often has malfunction issues (not…

Started by Jax

6 Mar 17
Reply by rick phillips

Sick-day infections, the power of temp basal rates

Two days ago, I came down with a nasty viral infection. I had been having a great trend of overnight BG control. I use a CGM so I'm able to…

Started by Terry

4 Mar 15
Reply by Terry

Medtronic just failing :(

Hi all, So I'm a bit worried. My Medtronic (which is about 4 years and 2 days old) just failed while I was putting in a new battery. Just b…

Started by Sandy

12 Mar 15
Reply by Joe Lenegan

TSlim review transition from a Ping

Hello to all. I am new to the site but decided to join after I recently found so much good info about comparison of pumps and people’s grea…

Started by Tigger

34 Mar 14
Reply by Tigger

Medtronc paradigm pump infusion set problems

Hi Guys I have been on the Medtronic paradigm pump for about 9months and has stabilized my reading alot, unfortunatelly I have been having…

Started by Neil

3 Mar 14
Reply by Stemwinder (Gary)

18 year old son...soon to be a new pump user....any suggestions? feedback?

Started by Elizabeth

2 Mar 14
Reply by Elizabeth

Weight-loss On Pump

Ok I've been a Type1 for almost 25 years now and pumping over a year with a Paradigm722. I have gained weight since starting the pump and I…

Started by Drexxy

36 Mar 13
Reply by JohnG

Omnipod Settings: Different bolus settings for each meal

My doctor suggested me different bolus settings for each meal. For instance he suggested for breakfast I should use 1 unit for every 6 gram…

Started by walkingonthemoon

9 Mar 11
Reply by Dave

When do you change the time on your pump?

Well, here we go (in the US, anyway) with another shift of the clock. This is the hard one when we lose an hour. I wish we could just adjus…

Started by Terry

20 Mar 10
Reply by Spock

How complex are the basal settings on your pump?

I often think, if I could whip up the perfect basal schedule, what would it look like? Has anyone gotten scientific with their basal settin…

Started by Gluke Skywalker

15 Mar 9
Reply by Benjamin McLaughlin




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