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Site Rotation Schedule and finger pricking

I was trying to share this in someone's discussion but it didn't send . So I hope this might help elsewhere. I am new to the site and I hav…

Started by PMichel

18 Dec 8, 2014
Reply by Mike Ratrie

Insulin pump with built in CGM?

I am looking to get a pump in January. I haven't been to my endo to discuss it yet because I am trying to do it all in the same year for de…

Started by Shannon

7 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by cindyt113

Tandem t:slim pumps seem to be safe to go through x-ray machines at the airport

A lot of folks seem to think that only the OmniPod is certified to go through an airport x-ray machine or a backscatter body scanner. But a…

Started by niccolo

5 Dec 4, 2014
Reply by niccolo

carrying cases/pouches for pump

I have a new t:slim pump, my first time pumping. So far I'm just wearing it clipped to my belt or tucked in a pocket, but a slim-fitting fa…

Started by niccolo

14 Dec 3, 2014
Reply by meee

Animas® Vibe™ Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Receives FDA Approval

Full release HERE Animas Site CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation today announced FDA approval of the Animas…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

9 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Buckley83

OmniPod Failure Rate Decrease???

Hi Everyone, I'm writing to see if anyone feels like the new Omnipods have been fixed and their failure rates decreased. I was on the old…

Started by Kyra

4 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Kyra

How do you tape your infusion set?

I wasn't actually instructed to tape my infusion tubing when I was trained by my rep, but read the suggestion in Pumping Insulin, and it's…

Started by niccolo

11 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by acidrock23

Grrrr

Hi, I am a Type 1 that's new to pumping...I started in September on the Ping. Of course at first I was all excited because my sugars seemed…

Started by carrier

9 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by Dave

Omnipod and Medicare

Has anyone had any luck getting Medicare to pay for your omnipod pods? They paid for my pump but I understand that they will not pay for an…

Started by joy

3 Nov 24, 2014
Reply by S3GL

Pump glitch

This morning I went to correct my blood sugar and could not understand why my pump kept recommending a bolus of 0.0. Then I went back and r…

Started by Jen

15 Nov 20, 2014
Reply by Jen

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