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Insulin pump and Medicare

I'm wondering if someone could help me here. I am trying to get approved for a pump, I am on Medicare. I was diagnosed about 10 years ago a…

Started by Leslie65

17 Aug 17
Reply by Ruth

Do You Use More Insulin When On The Pump?

Hello again everyone, I just wanted to ask as it seems I am using quite a bit more insulin now that I am on the pump over when I was just g…

Started by Chris Ullger

2 Aug 17
Reply by artwoman

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

2 Aug 14
Reply by Chris Ullger

Case, Skin Options For Accu-Chek Combo Pump...

Hello everyone, Just wondering what all of you are using for your Accu Chek pumps case wise if anything?? I don't see to many options for i…

Started by Chris Ullger

5 Aug 14
Reply by Chris Ullger

New AccuChek Combo User

Hello fellow pumpers.. I recently started using my new AccuChek Combo, Thursday to be exact. So far so good. I really like the features thi…

Started by Chris Ullger

9 Aug 13
Reply by Chris Ullger

Do you have problems on the third day?

We've heard some buzz about this and wanted to check it out directly with The People:  do you notice a difference in your blood sugars on…

Started by Emily Coles

59 Aug 13
Reply by Chris Ullger

Poll on Pumps

So which is the best pump of all? Lets do a semi-scientific analyses here. On the features common to all pumps we will do 1-5 (1= Not Good…

Started by olu Oog

6 Aug 12
Reply by Linda G

Cleo 90° Infusion Set any good?

I've been pumping for 1yr and I've been using the Contact Detach infusion sets. Recently, I've been wanting to try different sets; I tried…

Started by B

5 Aug 11
Reply by LBREP

Market for new pump

Hey Everyone, I'm currently looking at updating my insulin pump, but there are some many to choose from. I've had a MiniMed about 6 years a…

Started by bmbd104

16 Aug 11
Reply by olu Oog

Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.

Greetings, I was donated a Minimed Paradigm 715 it came with 80 quicksets (not lot 8) and many reservoirs. I hope to obtain an rx from my d…

Started by A Thorn in my Flesh

7 Aug 10
Reply by A Thorn in my Flesh




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