All Discussions Tagged 'security' (14)

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Pump Protocal at TSA Screening--what do you do?

So pump users, what do you do? I have been traveling a lot for work, and will not go through the new security machines. MiniMed told me tha…

Started by Sue

36 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by elizabetta

Pump and Airport Security

For years, I have requested a "search" to avoid walking through the body mage machine with my pump--Medtronic says no, so I don't. I dawned…

Started by Sue

57 Oct 2, 2014
Reply by Alyssa

White House Petition to Standardize TSA Screenings For Diabetic Persons Wearing Devices

This we can ALL get involved with... It only takes a moment to sign your name and help us all - Type 1, Type 2, Type EVERYONE... Please sha…

Started by Christel

52 Aug 26, 2014
Reply by Rob Roy

Bad experiences with people since getting my omnipod

Ive only been on the pod for about 3 weeks now, and so far a lot of ups and downs. My depression overall is overwhelming. I don't want to s…

Started by Jolleygirl

13 Apr 27, 2014
Reply by Cocheze

Insulin pump and airport/TSA procedures

Hello everyone, I have a couple of questions: 1. I will be doing a lot of traveling in May through airports. I have heard about not going t…

Started by Cmcardenas

26 Mar 30, 2014
Reply by artwoman

Feds warn PC users to disable Java due to security flaw

This notice is not related to diabetes or TuDiabetes, specifically, but is an important security warning for any of our members and visitor…

Started by Emily Coles

32 Feb 20, 2013
Reply by Holger Schmeken

D and Air travel

i will be traveling in Feb. first time through the airport and TSA with all the gear (pump, insulin, ect) two weeks worth and backup. i'm s…

Started by M

13 Nov 29, 2012
Reply by M

TSA and Pumps

I travel frequently. I had gotten the TSA thing down to a science -- because I have a knee replacement I always opt for the full body scann…

Started by Donna H

11 Sep 25, 2011
Reply by slack

Pump Hackers

My sister sent me the link to this article about the security of wireless insulin pumps and other medical devices. I though I would share h…

Started by Kelly WPA

34 Jun 15, 2011
Reply by Dee

Firewalls/Proxies causing Post Limitations?

In my work environment where I frequently post I have firewalls and a proxy in place for security. Some recent changes have caused weird li…

Started by Brian (bsc)

6 Apr 23, 2011
Reply by Manny Hernandez




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