I see that we can't give these away here. I got a box and used a few trying them out. They do not work for me, but since a couple are missing, I can't return them.

What should I do with them? I am sure somebody else can use them. I'd rather not throw them away, but I will if that is the only option.

Thanks!

Views: 157

Replies to This Discussion

Are they 6mm or 9mm? Are you having insulin delivery issues or do you just find them uncomfortable?

They come out in less than 48 hours. I get NO DELIVERY messages. I called Medtronic and was told that it may be because of the amount of body fat that I have as opposed to the Quick Sets.

9 mm.

I'm not an expert nor would I pretend to be, but it sounds like they might be kinking. Do you have any pain or discomfort prior to or during the NO DELIVERY error? And where on your body are you trying to place your sites when this is occurring? (if you don't mind sharing)

Hey there,

They were pretty hard to get used to, but once I got the hang of them they worked really well. Would suggest to give them another try, and keep them for back up.

Cheers

I could use them if you're giving them away.

How much body fat do you have? I haven't noticed any difference using the Mios vs the Quicksets other than the fact that the Mios don't stick to my skin as well as the Quicksets.

1) I can definitely "pinch an inch".
2) I attach to my abdomen usually. Off to the side, keeping away from my belly button.
3) The adhesive seems to be the Problem. I use the adhesive wipe before attaching and it doesn't help. In about 48 hours, I have to remove it and start again.

The wipes don't work for me either. Try skin tac and/or opsite flexifix.

RSS

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Where are you Medicare? The elephant was not in the room

  This was the question burning in people’s mind and passionately talked about yesterday and today at the General Sessions of the AACE/ACE Consensus Conference on Glucose Monitoring, an event to bring together in Washington, DC all relevant stakeholders to Read on! →

#MedicareCoverCGM Panel Discussion

If you follow the diabetes online community, you know that #MedicareCoverCGM is a big deal. We have continued to raise awareness on #MedicareCoverCGM because we believe that ALL people living with diabetes should have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM). With Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, 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
(Development Manager, has type 2)

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


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

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

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

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.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service