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My Brother wants a pump!

My brother is 13 and has had Type 1 for nearly 7 years. He has just been offered the chance to have an instant pump start, something he has…

Started by Smartie

19 Mar 3
Reply by artwoman

Any Pump Users in China? What do you do for supplies, etc?

Hello everyone! I am hoping to work abroad in China next year. I've studied abroad in China twice, but both times I was able to bring the s…

Started by HGT

4 Mar 1
Reply by HGT

Enlite Sensor woes...

So, I have been using the Enlite sensors for about 5 weeks now. I am so frustrated I could scream. I don't know if I am doing something wro…

Started by Kokoro

7 Feb 28
Reply by Graceymomma

Urgent : Basal testing Question

I'm really not a Noob to conduct basal testing. I have this lil doubt about test. I want to do basal test overnight. It's 12:45 am here now…

Started by Chadha

4 Feb 28
Reply by Graceymomma

Frantic Insulin Pump Question

Been on my Insulin Pump for almost 18 years. It died after out of warranty. I am on a loaner from Medtronic. I may need to go on Lantus alo…

Started by danadoll63

14 Feb 26
Reply by Steve

Recall Omnipod Freestyle teststrips

Hi - just received an e-mail from Abbott re Freestyle teststrips for Omnipod PDM recall. Reason: inaccurate measurements may occur (too low…

Started by barend

0 Feb 25

Damaged MM722 - (liquid>button error/A33) Next Steps/Advice/What's Upcoming??

I recently had a button alarm issue with my Paradigm 722 resulting from the pump being exposed to liquid. My pump is out of warranty so usi…

Started by Brian F.

9 Feb 24
Reply by Brian F.

When do you change infusion sets?

I'm curious when people on here change infusion sets? Is it at the first unexpected high? Yesterday afternoon I changed infusion sets aroun…

Started by Jen

29 Feb 24
Reply by Sugar Bertie

Acu-chek combo, ping or Pod

Time for a new pump. Must have feature is the remote. all of the below have it. Accu-check combo, ping and pod. any recommedations. I was l…

Started by Sharif Munshi

7 Feb 24
Reply by Mike

Urgent product recall For those using an Omnipod Insulin Pump system, Abbott has recalled all stri…

Started by Clare

22 Feb 24
Reply by indolent




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