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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Bled like a stuffed pig

Started by Taylor_B. Last reply by Sam from Alabam 11 hours ago. 11 Replies

Sensors and transmitter

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

Crimped Infusion Sets

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

Battery problems

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

New member

Started by Anthony Zyjewski. Last reply by Timbeak48 Aug 18. 9 Replies

530g Clip Screw

Started by Timbeak48. Last reply by Timbeak48 Aug 17. 8 Replies

Battery / Assault Charges ?

Started by Cocheze. Last reply by Vinnie Aug 1. 8 Replies

CRAZY experience

Started by MKSSS. Last reply by MKSSS Jul 19. 11 Replies

OneTouch replacement?

Started by Nell. Last reply by Kent Austin Jul 17. 22 Replies

Contour NEXT USB (Link Meter) pouch

Started by Geoffrey Steinman. Last reply by Kevin H Jul 15. 67 Replies

Setting Basal Rates

Started by Cocheze. Last reply by Suhen Jul 11. 7 Replies

Reservoir Issue? Connector problems?

Started by Laura S.. Last reply by Sam from Alabam Jul 10. 74 Replies

Recommendation

Started by pann. Last reply by Janny Jul 5. 1 Reply

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Comment by Michelle Hughes on July 14, 2010 at 6:24am
Johnny- Can you explain more...I am having the same issues.
Comment by Michelle Hughes on July 13, 2010 at 10:15am
Does anyone know how long after the date on the CGM sensor is good for? Mine is date 6/13/2010.
Comment by Anthony on July 12, 2010 at 2:58pm
Thanks all...will look into skin tac and have ordered the larger size Tegaderm. Looking forward to using that instead of the IV3000. Again, many thanks!
Comment by Sarah on July 12, 2010 at 1:46pm
We have been using skin tac on the area before I apply the IV3000 and it hasn't rolled up or anything. I read the tip in another discussion and it was a huge help. We only use it during swimming though. Using skin tac instead of the IV prep wipes worked a lot better for us and we have better success when changing out infusion sets too.
Comment by Miss Miss on July 12, 2010 at 11:53am
I think the larger Tegaderm are better. I use them and I just love them. I do not like the IV3000 they tend to roll up and I have to use like 2 or 3 of them at a time but with the Tegaderm only need 1.
Comment by Michelle Hughes on July 12, 2010 at 11:36am
If anyone has va benefits, they can order your supplies. I use the larger transderm and love it. Hardly any problems with them.
Comment by Miss Miss on July 12, 2010 at 10:45am
Anthony I use the larger ones. The smaller ones like the IV3000 I have to replace before it is time to.
Comment by Anthony on July 12, 2010 at 7:32am
Many thanks, Jennifer...will order the 1626w's. Also found the IV300 rolling up in hot weather, after a shower, etc. Will order from Amazon, too. Many, many thanks....this is a great place for reliable resources...so nice to have it available.
Comment by Jennifer on July 12, 2010 at 6:28am
The 1626W is the catalog number.
Comment by Jennifer on July 12, 2010 at 6:28am
I would definitely get the bigger size Anthony - the 1626 Actually I just ordered TWO boxes from Amazon.com for $23 each I think - which is like more than half off anywhere else I have tried. I also currently am using the IV3000 - but they are small - and have to use at least 2 of them with each sensor, and sometimes changing them mid use as they are rolling up (especially after ocean swimming and such).
 

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