Things Are Changing!

The migration of TuDiabetes has begun

Content created between now and the launch of our new site on April 20th will NOT be moved to that new home, but our community values and Terms of Service still apply during this time.We are not accepting new members during this transition period. If you want to join the TuDiabetes community please send an e-mail to We will send you an invitation to join after the migration is completed.

Read about the migration and see images of the new site!

All Discussions Tagged 'Pumps' (19)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Contour Next Link meter and Medicare

Does anyone know if Medicare (Part B) covers the Contour Next Link Meter and strips. I have Minimed Paradigm 522 pump, and have been using…

Started by Gamin

2 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Gamin

Omnipod failures

We have received numerous complaints about Omnipods failing. Up to 40% of a shipment of 10 pods. Plus complaints about a waste of insulin b…

Started by Mylan Hawkins

27 Sep 30, 2013
Reply by gorajekd

Insulin Pump Recommendations – Personal Reviews/ Recos?

Hi all – Was using the Medtronic Paradigm Pump about 2 years back now - for about 10 years. After some customer service issues and lack of…

Started by joefcole

6 Jan 20, 2013
Reply by joefcole

Pump vs. Pens

I am a newly-diagnosed type one, just under six months. I currently use Levemir and Humalog pens. I am considering switching to a pump, as…

Started by JLemon

23 Nov 17, 2012
Reply by drewgolden

Difference between Medtronic and Animas Pumps

My doctor wants me on the pump. He supports Medtronic and my daughter uses Animas. She said I should ask you guys what you thought of the d…

Started by Kathy Stonestreet

15 Aug 21, 2011
Reply by Kari

Repeat After Me: Dear FDA...

The FDA is seeking comments on how to evaluate diabetes related innovations, specifically, Low Glucose Suspend. In the simplest language th…

Started by BadShoe

2 Aug 19, 2011
Reply by BadShoe

TSA IS Targeting Those With Prostheses and Medical Devices

Thank you, ABC News. ABC World News Tonight (still time to watch it on TV if you are in the Mountain or Pacific Time Zones), announced that…

Started by AngelaC

132 Dec 5, 2010
Reply by Dineen

What Is Wrong With People!?

To start off for anyone who is reading this it may be hard to follow. The reason why this may be is because I am in a mental fog state havi…

Started by Miss Miss

41 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Miss Miss

Questions for all the Insulin Pump Users Out There

Howdy!Well it seems I'm eligible for an Insulin Pump, and I think I'm going to go for it, but I'm finding it hard to get any real informati…

Started by Dude

15 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by Jennifer

Pump Reservoirs

Hi ya'll,I haven't been around in a while, because of circumstances beyond my control. I had to leave Georgia and move back to Amarillo, Te…

Started by Bobby

16 Aug 16, 2010
Reply by jeremiahtren




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)


LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word


This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2015   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service