Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users


Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.

Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.

We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which accept insulin pumps and pump supplies (as well as other diabetes-related prescription items).

You can also approach your physician's office or local medical groups to discuss donating them to those in need of assistance in your area.

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Rate the Enlite Sensor- Pros and Cons

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Battery problems

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Comment by Jody Chesen on October 5, 2011 at 6:39pm
Just started on the Minimed Revel (upgrade from the 722)....4 years goes by fast! Still working on "perfect" there such a thing? Next step CGM....I hope!
Comment by Cassie on October 5, 2011 at 5:19pm
First timer: I have lost a good amount of weight. Ladies, when you can not keep your pump in your bra anymore: and you do want to keep it under cover, how do you hide it?
I have a belt clip. When I tuck my shirt in, (now that I have a nice waist) I have no where to hide my pump. I can slip it into the back pocket of my jeans, but then there is the tube?? Any advice?
Comment by Mike on October 1, 2011 at 5:02am
If any of you lives in the SD area ASweetlife is giving away tickets for the TEDxDelMar in San Diego, discussing the future of diabetes.
Here's the link:
Comment by Scott A. Barnhill on September 23, 2011 at 11:22am
I used the DexCom CGM for several years. It was great. Just couldn't afford them any longer and my insurance doesn't cover them.
Comment by rickyd7 on September 23, 2011 at 11:11am
saw a lot of possitiveness from the dexcom use!
Comment by rickyd7 on September 23, 2011 at 11:10am
I haven't heard much about the omnipod, but I have saw some about the Dexcom! I wonder how that is for some, I have the MM CGM!
Comment by gabby on September 23, 2011 at 5:37am
I am getting my minimed with in the next 2-4 weeks. I will be free from the pain and suffering from the omnipod. The omnipod has caused so many problems that after 3 and a half years of begging my mom to let me get the minimed she finaly caved yesterday.
Comment by Tim on September 8, 2011 at 2:58am
Jon, thanks for the information about Lion (twas what I expected). I have been holding off an upgrade because of a couple legacy pieces of software (using Rosetta) I don't want to pay to upgrade; I balk at the idea of paying $60 to upgrade to something that is working already.

CareLink was always slow to update to changing PC environments. For example every time Java would be updated, CareLink would lag for weeks and weeks before working with a new version of Java.

I also fond what you say about the data and hardware disparity interesting. I think the CareLink servers are US based, so data is owned StateSide; hardware, Europe being a smaller customer base could provide a good (controllable) testbed for new hardware?
Comment by Jon English on September 7, 2011 at 9:04pm
On the data side things seem a little slower in the UK, but on the hardware side we (US) are behind you guys. All the new devices seem to go to the UK first though. Also I have a Mac OS X Lion and I haven't been able to use Carelink on it at all. I shouldn't have upgraded so fast... lol
Comment by Tim on September 4, 2011 at 3:06pm
Another difference between North American and Euro expectations?, expectation of perfection ...... no.... Our health providers will hardly every consider CGM down to the cost of the enlite sensors. I have only wanted to access CareLink from a Mac, which in the UK has only just been made possible, which I wanted to share with people in the UK....

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