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job discrimination& epilepsy

I have had petition Mal seizures since the age of 9.I am now 48 years old.I had surgery for it at the age of 16.I don't fall down and they…

Started by Dee Meloche

2 Sep 7
Reply by Christopher

Infusion sets - Contact Detach

After reading multiple posts by Zoe and others about how much they like Contact Detach sets (Medtronic Sure-T), I recently ordered a box as…

Started by Laddie

5 Sep 5
Reply by Laddie

Type2 Just Approved - Animas Ping

Hello! I am a type 2, who also has Cancer, and was approved for the Animas Ping. It will be shipped to me today and I'll get it Monday or T…

Started by jesikabeth

6 Sep 3
Reply by jesikabeth

Visually figuring out how much insulin is left in the vial.

I've thought about this the last few weeks and forgot to do research when I started a new vial. Can any of you visually gauge how much insu…

Started by Timbeak48

3 Sep 2
Reply by Stuart

Enlite sensor use term

The prior Medtronic GCM sensors could be used up to about 18 days with good accuracy. I have the new 530g with the enlite sensor. I would b…

Started by Phil Christian

61 Aug 27
Reply by Linda B


What insulin pumps are covered by medicaid? I have united healthcare medicaid. I want the medtronic 530g

Started by Taylar

9 Aug 26
Reply by Nettie

Comfort infusion set (manual insertion) disconnecting

Has anyone else experienced their tubing disconnecting from the "pitch fork"... This has happened to me four times (while sleeping all case…

Started by Karen1981

3 Aug 25
Reply by Terry

I don't think a pump is right for me

Hello, I've been diabetic several years, MDI for about 6 years and just started using an Animas Ping a couple of months ago. My last two Ha…

Started by T2DMcB

3 Aug 22
Reply by Whitney

Pumping & Gastroparesis??

I was wondering for those of you using a pump who also have GP, do you use an Extended Bolus or Multiwave?? I am trying to figure out which…

Started by Chris Ullger

6 Aug 21
Reply by Chris Ullger

predicting failure date of medtronic cgms sof sensors

for the longest time I couldn't understand how some sensors last 5 days and some will last 11 days and some will last 9 days. I want to kno…

Started by xerox2k2

23 Aug 21
Reply by jjm335




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