Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users


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 DianaS on May 27, 2010 at 9:12pm
Minimed has been talking about their comfort sensor for a long time. I have no idea what that will be although supposed to be smaller. My Sentry is a separate parent monitor they've been working on. I've also heard rumors of a future contract with Bayer and a Contour link meter for the US Market. And the patch pump as previously mentioned.

Comment by Dan on May 27, 2010 at 6:35am
They have shown off their tubeless pump offering in the past. There was also recently an article in the Minneapolis-St.Paul Star Tribune about Medtronic and their upcoming systems.

"A "patch" insulin pump that is disposable. Current pumps look like a pager worn at the hip and last about five years. This pump is a patch attached to the skin and lasts three to six days. It's more discreet and is pay-as-you go, like disposable contact lenses."
Comment by Dlrdon on May 27, 2010 at 6:18am
Mike Carter another one for MM is to goto different download system that will work with ALL operating systems or fix the Carelink problems. add this to the things I would like to see for a newMM product. I totallt agree with your CGM and pump shutoff features.
Comment by Mike Carter on May 24, 2010 at 8:57pm
Kelsie, I am not an insider and all of what I say is purely me connecting dots from many conversations with Medtronic employees, health care folks and reading forums around the world. We will likely see something much like the Veo that is available pretty much anywhere other than North America. Keeping in mind that the FDA is much more time consuming and expensive for any device manufacturer than any other enforcement agency in the world. The Veo is basically a Revel that will shut off basal insulin for some time if you do not respond to low alarm alerts. Also, I keep hearing that the most likely next big thing we will see from Medtronic is a tubeless pump, basically a Paradigm like controller that talks to a MiniLink CGM and a tubeless pump. Personally, I'd like to see a CGM that has better accuracy.
Comment by Kelsie on May 24, 2010 at 8:41pm
I've been out of touch for a while... but does anybody know what the future improvements for minimed will be, or at least what the rumors say? I guess the Revel is the latest and greatest, but I'm wondering what is a few more years down the line?
Comment by Jennifer on May 23, 2010 at 4:16am
That's awesome Erika!
Comment by Jennifer on May 22, 2010 at 7:54am
Yes - times are a changing. They realize that taking away the pump = not good control of D. Good control of D = great wound healing.
Comment by Michelle Hughes on May 21, 2010 at 11:40am
I just had surgery last week, and the hospital let me where my pump, along with my sensors into surgery. They thoguht it would be easier to monitor me. Can you believe that!!!!!
Comment by Dlrdon on May 20, 2010 at 8:14pm
Erika upload the info to carelink and printout every 2 weeks and take them in when you see the doctor, that what I do. Sarah call medtronics and ask for some sure-t's they will send a couple for free to try, I would ask for 6mm.
Comment by Type1 on May 20, 2010 at 12:53pm
1 call to Medtronic should give you the "exact" requirement. I've been using 6mm and I use .5 for 6 years now per my CDE.
Thanks Erika.

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