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 May 11, 2010 at 8:55am
Dan, the MM sensor is pretty much "line of sight" with my MM722 pump. I must always keep my pump on the same side as my sensor.
Comment by Dan on May 11, 2010 at 8:49am
I find I get lost sensor alerts a lot when my pump is on my hip on the other side of my body from the sensor. Move the pump to a front belt loop or something and within 5 min it picks it up. Very weird.
Comment by Anthony on May 11, 2010 at 8:34am
Congrats, Jennifer! Please don't make the same mistake I did. From the day it was unpacked and I started using it, my CDE wasn't convinced that mine was working properly. Well, for more than a month I tried relocating sensors, moving the pump, etc., etc. in response to "sensor lost" and "weak signal" messages only to learn after that much time and 13 wasted sensors that my transmitter is not working properly. If you have any questions with yours, don't hesitate to ask for confirmation. I wish I had instead of having all the frustration and waste!

Again, congrats and good luck w ith it.

---Anthony
Comment by Jennifer on May 11, 2010 at 6:46am
I just foiund out I got approved for the sensor - just waiting for it to be shipped!
Comment by Gary Harrison on May 6, 2010 at 3:42pm
I leave mine out also, unless it gets extremely warm in the house.
Although a Vial only last me three days.

Congrats Jennifer on your new pump.
I hope it works as well for you as it has for some of us.
I know its been a blessing for me.

Gary
Comment by Jennifer on May 6, 2010 at 2:04pm
I don't put my vials in the fridge, they are viable for up to 30 days outside the fridge and its easier to keep them at room temp so the air bubbles are not as bad!!!
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?
 

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