Tandem T:Slim Users


Tandem T:Slim Users

New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen 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.

Members: 289
Latest Activity: on Friday


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Diasend supporting T:slim and Dexcom

Started by chipchap42. Last reply by LBREP on Friday. 18 Replies

Hi all, in case there are those out there who didn't know this, the excellent (and free) Diasend site now not only supports uploads from Dexcom units but also t;slims. I tried this the other day having read that Tandem and Diasend were going to work…Continue

Tags: diasend, t:slim, tandem, dexcom

Shower Caps

Started by arthur. Last reply by YorkieLady on Friday. 7 Replies

I should be receiving my t-slim at the beginning of April 2015. I am opting for the Cleo infusion set but have read that they do not come with a shower cap. Does anyone have any info on this subject. Thank you in advance.Continue

Troubleshooting highs

Started by GrumpyChick. Last reply by LVidal70 on Thursday. 15 Replies

I have changed the cartridge twice (though at the time it started, I had been using the first cartridge for what I think was too long, so you might consider it only once) I have changed the tubing twice (same situation applies) I have changed the…Continue

Missing Insulin when filling

Started by Krztina. Last reply by Linx on Wednesday. 9 Replies

I know that the t:slim only shows a +240 vol when it is totally filled...however it feels like I am not getting all the insulin loaded. I fill it with 3cc and I know it takes about 20-25cc to fill....so at the MOST I should have a fill of…Continue

Supplies Company Reviews?

Started by SaraYota. Last reply by SaraYota on Wednesday. 10 Replies

Hey all.I had a quick question about supply companies and any trouble or any rave reviews (if thats possible with DME suppliers) people have of companies. I am currently with Edgepark and have had experience with CCS, but due to a new job and new…Continue

Tags: insurance, order, supplies, DME

R insulin in t-slim

Started by duckatect. Last reply by YorkieLady Feb 9. 13 Replies

I have recently been diagnosed with gastroparesis and my endo thinks that switching to R insulin might help as its action is slower than humalog or novolog which are the only insulins approved for use in the t-slim. Anyone using R in the t-slim?

Pain with Inset and big drop of insulin?

Started by meee. Last reply by meee Feb 1. 4 Replies

Hello Everyone,I had pain with the last inset and it got worse today. When I changed it with the pump reminder and as I pulled it off there was a big drop of insulin sitting there, it was so odd, when I totally pulled it out blood came out. But my…Continue

Tags: insulin, irritation, of, drop, inset

Tslim prescription in other countries???

Started by GrumpyChick. Last reply by GrumpyChick Jan 30. 10 Replies

I realize this is probably a better post for the tslim Facebook page or something, but humor me, I don't have a Facebook page yet and would like to avoid it as long as possible.I have generally always gone to the US for my Endo visits etc. because…Continue

Infusion set bent cannula

Started by duckatect. Last reply by niccolo Jan 30. 12 Replies

So I spent 7 hours in ER today. Mild DKA. Changed my infusion first thing this morning and 2 hours later BG was almost 400. Changed the set again and notice the first set had a 90 degree bend at the end, so I thought that was the problem. My BG…Continue

My T-Slim leaks insulin :(

Started by Katie I.. Last reply by Allen Prunty Jan 30. 9 Replies

I got my T-slim a couple of months ago and was SO excited to have a smaller pump I could wear close to my body so I wouldn't have dilemmas with wearing different dresses and skirts! But now I am sorely disappointed and thinking about switching back…Continue

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Comment by Diego on Friday

I am excited to read about the T:Flex that has a 480 unit reservoir. I use over 170 per day.

Comment by Andy on Friday

Estel, are you changing every two days because you use 125+ units per day? I always fill the pump and only change when it runs out. You can change sites and cartridges separately, which helps cut down on how much supplies you go through.

Comment by willne1 on Friday

That's the same way it went at my Endos office. The CDE and I talked briefly about the Vibe and the integrated CGM. But she said that her and my Endo both like the T-Slim.

Comment by Estel Hines on Friday
Traininq went well today, i had my 2nd inset change and thank gosh the trainer showed me the trick to taking the case on/off easy. I have to change cartridges every two days. I am happy with the tslim so far. No reservations
Comment by Bill H on Friday

After today's visit to my Doctor I am going with the T-Slim over the Animas Vibe. She was more in favor of me going with the T-Slim based on ease of use. Talked with the people at Tandem and paid for the Pump & as soon as the RX gets to them they will ship it out to me. Thanks for your help.

Comment by Mario on Thursday

I think you will be happy with your choice (Those that decided on the T-Slim). I did a load of research before getting mine and I couldn't be happier with its performance so far. The company is also very helpful and kind in all the dealings I have had with them thus far. Same goes for Dexcom. Be sure to let us know what you end up with and how you like it. :)
(If you are unsure, your endo can let you use a loaner pump for a few days to see how you like it)

Comment by willne1 on Wednesday

Bill H....that's reassuring to hear the T Slim is so popular at the Cleveland Clinic. Good luck at the Endo and let us know what she says about it. I can't wait to get mine, pretty exciting getting my first pump :)

Comment by Bill H on Wednesday

Hello All,
Been on a MM Pump for about 10 years now. Seriously thinking of going with the T-Slim. I like the comment below by willne1 that there is no perfect Insulin Pump. Based on my own research I can see that. I also wear the Dexcom G4 because of Hypoglycemic unawareness.... Have an appointment with my Endo this coming Thursday. Want to hear her thoughts. Talked with a CDE at Cleveland Clinic & she told me T-Slim was the most popular Pump at least at there Clinic now. Catching up on all these comments from you all. Been T1 for over 33 years.

Comment by Estel Hines on February 15, 2015 at 1:35pm

Hi all,
Everything being approved, they at Diabetic Management & Supplies are simply waiting on their next shipment of t:slim pumps to arrive and they will be sending mine to me. I just finished 5 years with the Animas Ping which worked well for me until my eyes overtime had trouble reading the screens. I will be using up my existing supply of Insets, and will simply receive cartridges, and training, when starting.

Comment by artwoman on February 15, 2015 at 1:00pm

Willne1, I just received my T-Slim a couple days ago and will be trained byh a CDE/RN from Tandem. The T-Slim is so new that I appreciate having someone very knowledgeable about the T-Slim do the training - especially the cartridge part. I have been pumping for over 10 years, and the switch form Cozmore to Animas was easy - they had the same mechanics so I just did the switch on my own. Tandem hires CDE/RN's to do the training so you will be in good hands.


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