Cheryl's Discussions (310)

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"Our 20 year old son has worn an MM pump since age 14. He also has experienced skin s…"

Cheryl replied Aug 28, 2013 to Leaving OmniPod- considering Minimed, advice?

17 Sep 7, 2013
Reply by musicman88

"Ten years back, my son was new to the MM pump and he received frequent no delivery w…"

Cheryl replied Jul 25, 2013 to No Delivery Warnings

11 Aug 17, 2013
Reply by TootSweet

"They do make little blue clips that allow you to wind excess tubing into a circular…"

Cheryl replied Dec 4, 2012 to Method to tuck tubing back, after pulling out to use pump?

5 Dec 6, 2012
Reply by Scott E

"My son uses skin prep to keep his infusion sets sticking and he will finish a reserv…"

Cheryl replied Dec 4, 2012 to Question and then some...

3 Dec 4, 2012
Reply by Cheryl

"My son decided to stick with MM when he passed the 5 year period with his first MM p…"

Cheryl replied Sep 24, 2012 to questions

2 Sep 24, 2012
Reply by TruNorth1

"When my son started pumping five years ago, no delivery alarms were a problem over t…"

Cheryl replied May 14, 2012 to Smelling insulin with the Minimed Paradigm 523

14 Jul 14, 2013
Reply by paula77

"When my son started pumping at age 14 (scrawny build) he was OK with quick sets on h…"

Cheryl replied May 8, 2012 to Infusion sets for those with little body fat

20 Jun 15, 2012
Reply by Amber

"David has always used a prime that is slightly higher than the recommended prime. He…"

Cheryl replied Mar 15, 2012 to Post site change high?

10 Mar 31, 2012
Reply by Jason 80

"If you readily recognize your lows, I would discuss lowering the target BG that your…"

Cheryl replied Jan 6, 2012 to Insights on improving A1C to 7

57 Feb 21, 2012
Reply by Doug H

"I would be curious to know the target settings for your pump. Aside from what you ar…"

Cheryl replied Jan 6, 2012 to Insights on improving A1C to 7

57 Feb 21, 2012
Reply by Doug H




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