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Medtronic 530G and Medicare's New Policy

Does any one have the Medtronic 530G and, like me having trouble getting enlite sensors?

Started by Steve M

4 Dec 31
Reply by Steve M

Treating gastroparesis with a square wave bolus?

I have been using a square wave bolus with my dinner to treat (self-diagnosed) gastroparesis, and it is usually very effective. However, th…

Started by Sue

12 Dec 28, 2014
Reply by Scottyd

Help me decide between the Ping and Vibe!

Hi guys, I'm in the process of getting approved for a pump. I have been leaning towards the Animas Ping, but now that the Vibe has been app…

Started by May

8 Dec 20, 2014
Reply by acidrock23

Replacement Battery Cap and Replacement Cartridge Cover - Animas Pump

Hi everyone! I'm fairly new to Type 1 Diabetes and have only been a pump user for 2 years. I used to use the the MM pump but recently switc…

Started by PumpGirl

1 Dec 17, 2014
Reply by jbowler

Omnipod's Freestyle test strips & Medicare

I was just told that Abbott will no longer allow the Medicare approved supplier to provide the Freestyle test strips; they will only be sol…

Started by annecy

6 Dec 17, 2014
Reply by annecy

Snorkeling and Insulin Pumps

Hey Pump users! I have been using a Medtronic Paradigm pump and I have decided to get into snorkeling and scuba diving. I've tried not wear…

Started by Laura

22 Dec 16, 2014
Reply by jjm335

Does anyone have any experience or knowledge of Medtrum products?

While googling I came across a web site for a company called Medtrum: That site has a few details of a couple of tu…

Started by jbowler

1 Dec 15, 2014
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Pump Supply Deductible

Hi everyone! I have had an insulin pump for years and got a new insurance last year. I have been fighting with my insurance company because…

Started by kristina16

7 Dec 13, 2014
Reply by jbowler

Pump screen burnout

Back in the summer I got a new pump under warranty because my pump was forgetting settings when I changed batteries. When I got the new pum…

Started by Jen

9 Dec 12, 2014
Reply by jjm335

Affordable Care Act and Pump supplies.

Please ignore if you are not in the States... Does anyone know how the Affordable care Act plans cover Diabetic supplies? I have searched e…

Started by Timothy

193 Dec 11, 2014
Reply by jbowler




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