Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

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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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Comment by Gary on March 20, 2012 at 7:50am

Thank you Keef and Capin101, I'll try your recommendations. I just wanted to make sure I wasn't doing something wrong...ya' know? :) Thanks Again!

Comment by Capin101 on March 20, 2012 at 7:20am
Gary, weak signal often means that the transmitter is not sending a strong enough signal, there is an obstruction between pump and transmitter, or there is interferance. I would recommend you charge your transmitter for up to 8 hours next time and see if that helps. You may also want to call Minimed and let them know. The transmitter may be faulty. I believe they have a warranty of 6 months.
Comment by Keef on March 20, 2012 at 7:10am

Comment by Gary on March 20, 2012 at 6:37am

I started MM CGM two weeks ago and have had frequent weak signal messages. I usually insert the sensor in my thigh and wear my 723 pump on my belt, prefer my left side. If the sensor is on my right thigh, I get a weak signal all the time? Is this normal?

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Comment by Jennifer on February 21, 2012 at 4:53am

@ Mar - when I travel by air, I just hide the pump in the bra and make sure I have a site on that is covered by clothing. I am of the don't ask, don't tell when it comes to TSA, especially because we don't have full body scanners at out local airport. My pump never beeps, and I am free to go, even with all of the supplies in my carry on. The one time after I staretd pumping I declared the pump to the TSA agent prior to going through, I was called out for a full pat down, even though the pump didn't set off the metal detector.

Comment by Natalie ._c- on February 14, 2012 at 9:27am

I have a sensor as well as a pump, and I always tell them in advance, as well as showing them my bag of supplies. I never take off the pump. I've never had any problems, but that's not to say there aren't psychos working for the TSA.

Comment by Keef on February 14, 2012 at 7:43am

My Pump is the Revel 723, and I use a Medtronic Minimed Transmitter, the MMT 7703NA CGM. They connect to each other with relative ease but I sometime lose signal during the night if I fall asleep on the sensor and the pump cant find the signal.

Comment by Keef on February 14, 2012 at 7:40am

Comment by Hope on February 14, 2012 at 7:03am

Dex is not the one usually used with MM as you would need a separate device. I have minilink, part which is part of the MM integrated system.

 

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