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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Minimed revel 723 vs minimed 530g

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Sensors and transmitter

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530g Clip Screw

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CRAZY experience

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OneTouch replacement?

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Contour NEXT USB (Link Meter) pouch

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Setting Basal Rates

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Recommendation

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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.

Comment by BlessedLife on February 14, 2012 at 6:54am

Does the Medtronic pump require only one kind of attachment or can you use the universal type? I am brand new to this pump use, so I have lots of questions!

Comment by BlessedLife on February 14, 2012 at 6:53am

So, there are various different CGMs to use with the Medtronic Insulin Pumps? I am getting the Revel pump, so which CGM should I use? I was reading about the Dex 7 (I think that is the name). Someone mentioned a new one coming out this year sometime. My doctor does not usually start you on the pump and the CGM at the same time. She wants you to have a few weeks to get used to pumping first. Is there a particular CGM that works better over another? If so, why or why not? I would think that continuous monitoring would be great for us, as diabetics, to have that information.

Comment by wallskev on February 14, 2012 at 2:26am

ELMA was made as a cream and patch sold by AstraZeneca
http://www.astrazeneca.com/Medicines/Neuroscience/Product/EMLA

It is also sold as to dentists as Oraqix - Topical anesthetic

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Comment by Sophie on February 13, 2012 at 9:32pm

@Hope--Yes, it's prescription--don't know what that RN was thinking!

Comment by Hope on February 13, 2012 at 7:26pm

Is Emla by prescription in the US? The RN at my endo's office said it was OTC, but the pharmacist had no idea what I was even talking about.

 

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