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Leaky Reservoirs

This is a problem I continued to have even after the recall and all of my reservoirs were replaced. I started noticing it in September of 2…

Started by JenJen777

5 Mar 29
Reply by ribbon07

Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies

I've switched to Dexcom from the MM CGM about 2 months ago and am loving it! I do, however, have two boxes left of MM senors. Any idea what…

Started by Stacy

10 Mar 25
Reply by Stacy

"My aunt's a diabetic and she works at a bank"

Most every time I would tell someone that I wanted to become a doctor to help diabetics, they would reply, "My aunt's a diabetic, and she w…

Started by Cocheze

5 Mar 21
Reply by john

Setting Basal Rates

I somewhat understand how to test basal rates but still had a few questions: At what times should your basal rates start and end? How many…

Started by Cocheze

14 Mar 18
Reply by Linda B

So I'm possibly getting a pump soon-ish

I have a pre-pump meeting set up next month , and it seems they want me to try the Medtronic Minimed 530g as when I mentioned my insurance…

Started by Sensorium139

8 Mar 14
Reply by Sensorium139

Not Sure If I Should Switch

I've been on the fence about switching to the latest pump and sensor from Medtronic because of what I've been reading here. I know this sys…

Started by Terry L Long

8 Mar 12
Reply by lisa c

Sensor Alerts

Does anyone else turn their enlite sensor alerts off at night? I tend to get a lost sensor alert at least one night during the life of a se…

Started by Graeme

3 Mar 11
Reply by Vinz Clortho

Closed Loop System in 3 - 5 years

I just read in Diabetes Forecast that an artificial pancreas will be out in 3-5 years. My question is, who will make it and will it be with…

Started by Cocheze

5 Feb 26
Reply by FP1966

Closed Loop System

Minimed now has a pump that suspends when blood sugar gets low. How much longer until it is completely closed loop, adjusting basals in rea…

Started by Cocheze

17 Feb 25
Reply by FP1966

20 Years of Diabetes - A Look Back

I was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes back in 1994 at the age of 7. Back then, the treatment was 2 shots a day, cloudy split over two shot…

Started by Cocheze

1 Feb 25
Reply by Krish Moodley




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