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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

Obviously I am a "pumper" non-serious topic alert

I just got an email - subject" Pumps at $100" WOW I thought. Then I looked to see where it came form. Nordtrom's - they were talking shoes!…

Started by artwoman

8 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by artwoman

Snap Strong and Simple Challenge

Hey Insulin Pump Users, The good people at Asante Solutions - maker of the Snap pump - just started a program called "Snap Strong and Simpl…

Started by Emily Coles

3 Nov 12, 2014
Reply by Emily Coles

Omnipod apointment tomorrow

I everyone! Tomorrow I meet with my CDE and a rep from omnipod to start up on my pump. I am not doing a saline trial, just going straight t…

Started by Lauren

3 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Lauren

Silhouette Tubing Failure

This morning I woke up to find my pump was disconnected. The tubing had broken during the night. My BG was 19.2 mmol/L or 345 mg/dl. I fel…

Started by malcolm3057

58 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by rick the "Blogabetic"

Omnipod questions! For British Columbia Canadians! And Americans! (lol)

Hi all! My Medtronics pump busted, and I am no longer under warranty. I am living on a loaner pump atm. I am a Canadian citizen studying ab…

Started by onelildustbunni

0 Nov 10, 2014

Animas Vibe with integreated Dexcom CGM or Medtronic Paradigm Veo with CGM

Hi, I'm a MDI diabetic with insulin/carb ratios of 1:3 (breakfast before 6 am), 1:4 (breakfast after 6 am) & 1:5 for lunch and dinner.…

Started by Crazyivan

9 Nov 6, 2014
Reply by Don

Medtronic Announces Approval of MiniMed 530G with Enlite

Minimed 530G with Enlite MINNEAPOLIS – September 27, 2013 –Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

23 Nov 3, 2014
Reply by JazzyKP

Health Events & Advice Options "Accu-Chek Combo" Pump

I've spent the good part of the last hour flipping through the manuals, can anyone give me some information on how to set up the "health ev…

Started by Chris Ullger

5 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by Chris Ullger

What would you like your pump to do?

What (realistically) would you like your pump to be able to do? (By realistically I mean not "instantly cure diabetes" or "fly" haha)

Started by Nerdydude101

47 Oct 31, 2014
Reply by Carol99




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