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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Setting Basal Rates

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Comment by Sophie on May 6, 2010 at 1:50pm
Nope, you don't need to refrigerate the insulin once it's opened. Once it's opened it's only good for a month anyway -- putting it in the fridge does not prolong its life.
Comment by Anthony on May 6, 2010 at 1:40pm
I don't put mine in the fridge either once it's opened. I leave it with my "tool bench" of pump supplies. Like Dan, I find that it is easier to get the bubbles out when it is room temp.
Comment by Dan on May 6, 2010 at 1:30pm
Sometimes I do. Most times I don't. Never really had a problem with it either way. I find I can get the bubbles out of my vial easier when it is room temp though.
Comment by Jennifer on May 6, 2010 at 1:02pm
As a new pumper - I don't know what to do with this - do you return your current insulin vial to the fridge inbetween set changes?
Comment by Jennifer on May 6, 2010 at 12:31pm
I am officially a pumper! Just left my endos office. They started me right away with insulin as they felt confident I could handle it and had did my homework (thanks to TuDiabetes and you all). I am so grateful for all of your support and guidance. I know this will change my life!
Comment by J.J. on May 5, 2010 at 7:39pm
Got my 723 today. First time pump user. Can't wait for training to start!
Comment by Jennifer on May 5, 2010 at 5:55pm
Going for my initial training tomorrow. Very excited.
Comment by Vera J. on May 5, 2010 at 2:51pm
I'm so hoping for my insurance company to approve my pump soon. I'm going on a Veo, and I'm very exited about how it all turns out (pumping for the first time!)...
Comment by Jennifer on May 3, 2010 at 1:05pm
Do the sites have a seal that seals when you disconnect the tubing?

Also - got my pump last week in the mail (Tuesday). How long does it usually take for the Medtronic trainer to call and set up the training? Just curious - very anxious to get oging.
Comment by Geoffrey Steinman on May 2, 2010 at 8:11pm
oh, and i almost never use those little site protector widgets, only used them on the beach. but if you don't have one, not a big deal
 

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