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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Comment by Type1 on May 20, 2010 at 12:53pm
1 call to Medtronic should give you the "exact" requirement. I've been using 6mm and I use .5 for 6 years now per my CDE.
Thanks Erika.
Comment by Type1 on May 20, 2010 at 11:53am
Sarah, I believe it is 0.5. Someone else on here discussed this same topic. You can read it here;
Comment by Cin on May 19, 2010 at 6:17pm
Haven't been around in awhile. Now proudly sporting a 523 Revel in Purple. :)
Glad to be back.
Comment by Dlrdon on May 17, 2010 at 3:21pm
The doctor should have carelink pro. They can access your records from their office. the carelink site has the info.
Comment by Type1 on May 17, 2010 at 2:04pm
I just gave my Endo and CDE my Carelink sign in info and they can access all my reports and pick all or which ever one they want to see. Works for me and they are happy too.
Good luck:)
Comment by David C Weisberg on May 16, 2010 at 3:23pm
The best way to dispose of the sharps in a an empty detergent bottle. Needles cannot penetrate it by accident. When the container is full, I put it in the trash and it goes to a landfill.
Comment by Helen Doolittle on May 16, 2010 at 9:17am
I put my sharps in a plastic cottage cheese container and then when it is full, I take it to work, which is a Oral Surgery office, and dispose of the sharps in the sharps container!
Comment by Anthony on May 13, 2010 at 3:30pm
Oh, I put of the sharp items in an empty water gallon container and then drop those off at the sharps disposal place in the city.

Jennifer. the IV3000 and Prep were shipped with my pump and the other materials.
Comment by Gary Harrison on May 13, 2010 at 3:18pm

With the exception of the Intro Needle, I toss everything else in the trash.

Comment by Jennifer on May 13, 2010 at 3:09pm
How do you all dispose of your infusion supplies - obviously the introducer needle in the sharps container, but do you put your spent reservoirs cannulas, and tubing in there, or throw away in the regular trash?

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