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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.

Website: http://www.minimed.com
Members: 1983
Latest Activity: Apr 4

Diabetes Forum

Where to put tubing with an arm site

Started by Sumattox. Last reply by Sumattox Mar 18. 8 Replies

Blood in infusion set

Started by Stephanie. Last reply by Stephanie Mar 3. 6 Replies

Thinking of adding sensor

Started by MKSSS. Last reply by john Feb 9. 24 Replies

Back to Minimed from Omnipod

Started by Dana. Last reply by irrational John Feb 5. 20 Replies

Sensors not penetrating skin

Started by Angela. Last reply by irrational John Jan 24. 14 Replies

Enlite sensor tips I got from Medtronics

Started by Kevin H. Last reply by irrational John Jan 24. 20 Replies

How long do you wear an Enlite Sensor

Started by Graeme. Last reply by irrational John Jan 16. 10 Replies

Bled like a stuffed pig

Started by Taylor_B. Last reply by ThunderOwl Jan 3. 12 Replies

New Enhanced Enlite Sensor

Started by Graeme. Last reply by irrational John Dec 30, 2014. 6 Replies

OneTouch replacement?

Started by Nell. Last reply by Sam from Alabam Dec 6, 2014. 24 Replies

Pump problem: "NO DELIVERY"

Started by Marisa English. Last reply by Laura S. Nov 8, 2014. 13 Replies

What's your favorite type of infusion set?

Started by Sumattox. Last reply by FP1966 Oct 30, 2014. 8 Replies

Contour NEXT USB (Link Meter) pouch

Started by Geoffrey Steinman. Last reply by Bionic Referee Oct 18, 2014. 69 Replies

530G Enlite pump

Started by MKSSS. Last reply by Hope Oct 16, 2014. 3 Replies

Minimed revel 723 vs minimed 530g

Started by Taylar. Last reply by Libby Sep 23, 2014. 9 Replies

Sensors and transmitter

Started by Taylar. Last reply by Taylar Sep 4, 2014. 8 Replies

Crimped Infusion Sets

Started by piptik jenkins. Last reply by rrrruff Aug 30, 2014. 15 Replies

Battery problems

Started by swisschocolate. Last reply by shoshana27 Aug 19, 2014. 16 Replies

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Comment by Jennifer on August 10, 2010 at 6:04pm
As for the adhesive - all of the sets by Medtronic are manufactured by the same company UnoMedical. Others have tried in the past to lay doen an IV3000 dressing (clear film dressing) and shooting the set through it so that the adhesive lays on the IV3000 and not your skin, thus reducing or eliminating the contact on your skin.
Comment by Miss Miss on August 9, 2010 at 9:16pm
Way to go Lola on the A1C!
Comment by Spiced Ham on August 9, 2010 at 8:40pm
I am new to the whole site, as well as to social networking stuff in general, so bear with me. My first question here is this: does any one else get allergic reactions to the adhesives used to keep the Quicksets on your skin? I've been having huge allergy problems for many years now. Does Minimed have different adhesive options?
Comment by Lola Emery on August 7, 2010 at 4:52pm
Oh, by the way my last A1C was a record for me. After not being able to get it below 7.0 before I got the CGM - it was 6.5 this time. I'm very happy about that - but it took me a nine months learning period to get it there.
Comment by Lola Emery on August 7, 2010 at 4:46pm
Jeff, I haven't been able to connect to Carelink but only because I now have a new computer... with Windows 7 64-bit. Carelink doesn't work with 64-bit yet in Windows 7. Medtronic should have it able to work soon, I hope! But right now I'm using my husband's XP to connect and it worked the last time I used that.
Comment by jeff choochoo on August 7, 2010 at 1:53pm
Has anyone else had a promblem connecting the Carelink USB to your computer.
Comment by Dlrdon on August 7, 2010 at 6:01am
I just got my first a1c ,6.8 , that was bellow 7.0. Been on the pump since dec 09. I chart with carelink and can't figure why a1c not lower. Carelink gave me 131 BS for last month, lowest 2 week period was 120. I guess I'll keep plugging along. :-)
Comment by Ursela on July 28, 2010 at 1:36pm
Eureka, Thanks for the "light" reading. It was very enlightening. My daughter uses the OneTouch Ultra Link, it wasn't listed, but both OneTouch systems did really well in comparison. I knew that glucometers weren't a hundred percent accurate, but I figured that they would be within 10%, though I think it should be more like 5. It scary to think that many of them didn't even meet FDA minimum requirements.
Comment by lisa c on July 22, 2010 at 3:01pm
Sleep is right up there with diet , insulin and exercise. I would address the sleep before making any othe r decisons.

Good luck!
Comment by Michelle Hughes on July 22, 2010 at 12:38pm
I like the quiksets, but your bg could be high because you may be coming down with something. My endo told me when sugars start getting high is because we are going sick and it shows up two weeks in our blood. Plus the lack of good sleep could be the cause.
 

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