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 Type1 on April 10, 2010 at 6:28pm
Sure-T infusion sets would not be causing you this problem because you do not use any injector. You just push it in. Very painless and very efficient. Cheaper too I believe. No plugged cannulas either.
Comment by Tee on April 10, 2010 at 5:03pm
thank anthony...best of luck to you too : )
Comment by Anthony on April 10, 2010 at 5:01pm
Yes, Tee....I"m having problems, too. I haven't been able to get an infusion set in properly and have ruined at least three. I find that the adhesive is sticking to the injector and then moves out of place. Expensive and painful. I'm going to check out the website and see if that helps. I started mine last Monday...not quite a week yet. Best of luck!
Comment by Tee on April 10, 2010 at 4:52pm
thank you..i will go check that out..have a great weekend : )
Comment by Ursela on April 10, 2010 at 4:45pm
@Tee: My daughter just started and we have had no issues with the quickset. I know that there are a few things that the trainer really pointed out to us is to make sure that when you are putting the set into the injector that you need to "bounce" it a little and then flip it upside down to make sure that the set is truly being held by the injector. There are also step by step instructions on minimed's website. The website is: http://www.minimed.com/help/insulinpumps/index.html#tutorial. Good luck!
Comment by Tee on April 10, 2010 at 4:24pm
im havin trouble with the quickset and injector..ive only been on the paradigm since last sunday..the other day i went thru 4 infusion sets and today i went thru 2 ..it wont even shoot the infusion set in and i had trouble insterting it manually..they are sending me replacements ..anybody else have troubles?
Comment by Gary Harrison on March 28, 2010 at 3:37pm
Jenny
I have used a Cell phone holder that has a magnetic flap with out any problems.
I also have one that uses Velcro from t&j designs
The owner Joan does quality work.
You should look at her site and see what she has
I know she has done some custom cases also.
Comment by David C Weisberg on March 27, 2010 at 8:58pm
I use the Krusell horizontic xs cell phone holder. It has a magnetic catch. It works like a charm and looks terrific. I have had no problems due to the magnet at all. The medtronic cases are really cheap crap for which they overcharge. plenty. They do not hold a horizontal position.
Comment by Jenny on March 27, 2010 at 4:56pm
I have used a cell holder too. The ones I found just had a snap, so no magnet to worry about. I'm not sure if a magnet would affect anything or not.
Comment by DARGIRL on March 27, 2010 at 4:04pm
Can you use a cellphone holder for your MM pump? It fits perfectly. My only concern is the magnetic closer. Does anyone know if it is suggested not to use magnetic snaps. The one's sold on Minimed on line are velcro.
 

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