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.

Website: http://www.minimed.com
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Latest Activity: Mar 18

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

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Comment by Michelle Hughes on July 9, 2010 at 2:19pm
Well I work with a whole bunch of engineers and they are a true rare breed in all. Although, I am queen of the roost so it dont matter. You knwo you casn go 6 days with your sensor. I am glad things are going well.
Comment by jeff choochoo on July 9, 2010 at 2:06pm
July 10,eight day's and two changes,and working like a charm,why did I wait so long?
Comment by Anthony on July 5, 2010 at 11:37am
Hi, Jeff! Congrats on the smooth change...you're doing wonderfully...very impressive. Gee...being an engineer sounds terrific....just likes the books say. Hmmm...lemme look to see where you are in the states....some day I'd love to ride along with the engineer. Do you wear a neat cap, too? ---Anthony
Comment by jeff choochoo on July 5, 2010 at 11:26am
Day three and first change.It was easier than I thought and it's been going great.Anthony being a engineer is great to try and put in words your carrying the world,you can't fall,and you feel great and excited daily.
Comment by Anthony on July 5, 2010 at 11:21am
Judith....happy to hear you got rid of that women; what a really stupid approach and thing to say. Guess she hasn't left the sandbox yet! ---Anthony
Comment by Anthony on July 5, 2010 at 11:19am
Jeff....I love reading your comments and reactions. I felt exactly the same as you describe when I started with the 723. It's like being in a completely new world! It's refreshing to read about your satisfaction and happiness.

How do you like being an engineer...? Would love to know what it's _really_ like. I think I still have the visions from when I was 5!

Best to you,

---Anthony
Comment by jeff choochoo on July 3, 2010 at 2:04pm
Been on the pump for a day and starting with CGM next week,so far I love it.I've already seen place's for quick correction's and feel differt's and feel better,why did I wait so long?
Comment by Judith on July 2, 2010 at 5:30pm
Jeff, congratulations on your decision to be on the pump! It also changed my life, I have been on it for a little over a year--and would never give it up (even tho' one doctor threatened me tha if I did not test my blood sugar enough, she would "take away my pump--end of that doctor!) Good luck with it.
Judith.
Comment by Michelle Hughes on July 2, 2010 at 10:00am
Ok. Cool. Let me know how it goes. Note, if you have a sensor that doesn't work or is defective, call medtronic to send you a replacement. I only had a handleful of them in the last three years. Oh, another thing see if your personal doctor can get you some transdermal lrg to use. They hold my sensor on better.
Comment by jeff choochoo on July 2, 2010 at 9:51am
Medtronic and CGM get's here today.
 

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