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 markkoeks on January 27, 2010 at 9:58pm
Anyone on the New Veo 554 pump - how much smaller is it to the 722 or Veo 754?
Comment by Julie on January 27, 2010 at 4:09am
we have a several different waterproof cases at www.pumpwearinc.com go to the waterproof case section of the store, look for the radio case that one works well with pumps
Comment by Jennifer on January 26, 2010 at 10:08pm
Comment by Jennifer on January 26, 2010 at 10:06pm
http://www.medmarketplace.com/listing.aspx?listingID=286091 This is the only waterproof case I have seen... good luck
Comment by Ken Alfred on January 26, 2010 at 7:21pm
John, thanks. i'm a bit risk averse about getting my pump soaking wet, given in the middle of the Caribbean Minimed is not going to be much help...I'll keep looking around.
Comment by KiwiRox on January 26, 2010 at 6:34pm
Comment by John Kirkland on January 26, 2010 at 6:02pm
waterproof ? I go swimming with mine. and on waterslides. and shower...

My pump died after 3 years of swimming and dropping and other general abuse. I think if you are just going on a cruise and will be swimming and on beach and other water sports (para sailing, etc...) you should be ok. Minmed repalced the pump months ago. It was a minor pain in the butt waiting for them to ship it out and arguing with them about trying to switch to the 722 (I have 522) but aside from them being jerks about not swapping me up to the larger pump, everything was cool.

i was realllly p.o.'d about them not replacing the pump for a larger one. but that is a whole other story.

I wouldn't worry about the water too much.
Comment by KiwiRox on January 26, 2010 at 2:50pm
I know that Minimed sells a waterproof case online on their website.
Comment by Ken Alfred on January 26, 2010 at 2:29pm
any recommendations for a waterproof case for a MM 522 pump? Going on a cruise in a month, thought it might be helpful for any water sports or beach time etc, rather than taking pump off. Ideas?
Comment by KiwiRox on January 26, 2010 at 2:06pm
Bling would be cool, but I do think it will affect the warranty.
 

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