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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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

Comment Wall


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Comment by jeff choochoo on June 30, 2010 at 7:21pm
I'll be training and starting the pump Friday and getting CGM next week,and I'm hoping for better control and a little more freedom.I was wondering if i'll still have to take a long lasting shot with the fast acting.If anyone knows just let me know?Thanks.
Comment by Ryman on June 29, 2010 at 9:27pm
ive had mine almost a year and doing pretty goos but could be better, thats why i am trying to get medicare to pay for the cgm items
Comment by lisa c on June 29, 2010 at 2:12pm
You will love the freedom it provides. Be patient though as it takes a little getting used to. I dropped in toilet the first night and accidently ripped out the second. Now 10 years later and I believe it has saved my life.
Comment by Taylar on June 29, 2010 at 12:45pm
i started on my insulin pump today and so far so good
Comment by Vera J. on June 28, 2010 at 1:58pm
My pump has just been approved by the insurance company. I'm more happy than words can say!! And, as I'm getting a Pradigm Veo, I guess I'll be a little more active in this group in the future and ask you for your help for starters!
Comment by DianaS on June 15, 2010 at 12:29am
As far as downloading Carelink on Intel Mac you would need to do it from Windows with Internet Explorer. I use VMware Fusion rather than Bootcamp. Never tried Parallels. I haven't upgraded Windows though so still use XP.

Comment by KiwiRox on June 14, 2010 at 7:55pm
With MM you don't have to wait for it to tell you to calibrate to calibrate. In fact, sometimes it works better if you don't wait the full 12 hours. I normally calibrate when I wake up in the morning so I get a true fasting. Then I'll calibrate again before dinner. If my sensor and meter are more than 20 apart and I'm not extremely high, I'll calibrate, as well.
Comment by A. Kelsey Metcalf on June 14, 2010 at 7:48pm
Chef, one thing I've found that's helpful is to make sure I do a bg (and calibration) before bed. Then I make it through the night without a meter bg now alert. Hope that helps!
Comment by Anthony on June 14, 2010 at 11:10am
Oh....I didn't even attempt it with my Mac. I'm on Intel, too. I'm going to give it a try tonight. I do have a laptop PC with a wireless card, but seem unable so far, to get it to connect to my router. I'll work on that if the first option doesn't work.

Diana, you really are a wonderful resource to the people (like me) on this site. Thank you for everything that you do and the time you take.
Comment by DianaS on June 14, 2010 at 10:54am
I don't think pursuing something that should be covered as part of a warranty problem is unreasonable. It might be a pain in the neck for you though.

I'm on a MAC too so I understand. Mine's an Intel MAC and sometimes Carelink Personal worked for me sometimes it didn't.

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