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Think Tank for Pump Users


Think Tank for Pump Users

After speaking with Manny about designing accessories for those on the pump, we thought it would be a great idea to start a group of 'Think Tankers' who would share their wants,needs and features they'd like to see in accessories for those who pump*

Location: Va Beach, VA
Members: 147
Latest Activity: Feb 25

Diabetes Forum

protective skin for pump?

Started by Colorado. Last reply by Tracy K Jan 29, 2011. 5 Replies

Pump Lanyards

Started by Suzanne Young. Last reply by Morghan Jul 11, 2010. 1 Reply

waterproof case for pump?

Started by nopucksnosticks. Last reply by nopucksnosticks Jul 7, 2010. 2 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by Gator on October 29, 2011 at 6:09am
hey all! check out this facebook page! like it and share experiences comments, and advice. thanks!!/pages/Medtronic-Pumpers-and-Sensors/229138877121255.
Comment by Jake on July 15, 2010 at 7:57am
No havent tried the SPI... Kinda been dreading buying *another* case only to have it not fit but the SPI seems to have a lot of extra room.. Might give it a go though..
Comment by Kristin on July 14, 2010 at 11:14pm
Have you tried the SPI belt? I love this case: click here
Comment by Jake on July 14, 2010 at 4:47pm
Pumpwears cases are nice but i have to put my pump into the case upside down and it barely zips shut... its currently the only case i can actually use...
Comment by Jake on July 14, 2010 at 4:39pm
Thinks id like in an actual pump... Ability to set an alarm post bolus... (similar to setting a temporary basal but without the additional basal)...
Comment by Jake on July 14, 2010 at 4:37pm
A belt case that actually fits my Accu Chek Spirit.. most cases will let you squeeze the pump in but its almost impossible to get it out...
Comment by DARGIRL on July 11, 2010 at 3:14pm
I would like to be able to type in/text in data under the capture event features on my MM 723. Right now it is just hanging out there and does nothing ....what the heck is a other. you cannot type anything in. By the time I download on caremark 3 days later....what the heck was that for????????
Comment by Morghan on July 11, 2010 at 2:52pm
That would be awesome if pumps had mp3's Will Jonhson!
Comment by Morghan on July 11, 2010 at 2:50pm
Preta is right there should be more stylish things! I don't like carrying a big bulky black bag for my One Touch ultra mini! or my insulin pen so let make some small travel size bags that will look stylish to be holding all the time!
Comment by Preta on June 20, 2010 at 8:52am
I currently carry around my back up pump supplies in a make up case and my glucometer in the case supplied. What i would LOVE is one bag (stylish) that is organized. Something I can fit a couple infusion sets, insulin vial, cartridges, xtra strips, glucometer, pen and strips, ketone strips and dextrose tabs. And fits nicely into my purse.

Everything I have looked up online is big, ugly and cumbersome or is just for a glucometer. Or everything is directed towards children. I'm a grown woman that would like something stylish not childish.

I know it is possible to have something that can fit my needs, but I would rather not have to make it myself I would rather just purchase it. But I can't find what I need, I may have to make my own.

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