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Funny story about a new puppy and the pump!

I just got a 2 month old chocolate lab last Friday. She has to be the sweetest thing ever! At night she usually sleeps in her kennel becaus…

Started by Kim

2 May 14, 2008
Reply by Mike Campana

Personal letter to insurance for pump and CGMS appeal

Hi all! I need some advice. I am writing a letter to my insurance company for my final appeal with getting an insulin pump and continuous g…

Started by Salty and Sweet

3 May 5, 2008
Reply by Salty and Sweet

Minimed Paradigm / CareLink "Linking"

I just received my MM pump and have been sorting through the information, training, etc. I was wondering how MM users are transferring thei…

Started by Shawn-ATL

9 Apr 17, 2008
Reply by Bill Giles

Awesome Medical Care Team

I have been reading posts in here about people having issues with their doctors. I am one of the few lucky ones that has found an amazing d…

Started by Cody Turner

3 Apr 6, 2008
Reply by MeadowLark

What would you want to know

Ok pumpers, I've got one for you. If you could do it all over again and start from the day you decided to go on the pump, what questions wo…

Started by Chris Bishop

7 Mar 8, 2008
Reply by Stacy

Diabetes on Flickr

Hi everybody! For those interested in pumping and CGMs, I have started flickring some photos of my infusion sets, the CGM transmitter, etc…

Started by Sara

2 Mar 5, 2008
Reply by Sara

first job... some question

Well I start my first "real" job tomorrow and I am not sure when to disclose that I have Type 1 diabetes and am on an insulin pump. I did n…

Started by Emily Whiting

7 Jan 8, 2008
Reply by Cody Turner

Interview With Elliott Yamin: Published

As some of you may know, Elliott Yamin, of American Idol fame, has a type 1 diabetes and wears an insulin pump. I am going to have the opp…

Started by Manny Hernandez

9 Nov 15, 2007
Reply by Manny Hernandez

Pump Reservoir O Ring Failure

My Bg has been nutty for the last 3 weeks. First I was coming down with a cold so I thought that was why my numbers were not correct. The c…

Started by Dave

5 Nov 6, 2007
Reply by Dan

Pumpers, how many basal rates do you use?

After reading Karen's post she mentioned that she uses 12 basal rates. I currently use 3 basal rates. My Medtronic training nurse said the…

Started by Dave

22 Sep 22, 2007
Reply by Regge




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