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Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs

Started this discussion. Last reply by 870allamerican Feb 23, 2011. 23 Replies

 

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Linda G left a comment for Brad Potter
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BRAD!! (You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you? Is everything…"
Nov 15, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Brad Potter
"Brad, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Nov 15, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Brad Potter
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Brad... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Nov 15, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Brad Potter
"Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Brad..... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Nov 15, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Brad Potter
"Happy Birthday, Brad!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Nov 15, 2011
870allamerican replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"Brad, Too bad about your problem. I've used Apidra in my first MM 522 and now for the last 1 1/2 years the Omnipod. I have never experienced a clog. I've been using Apidra for 3 years now."
Feb 23, 2011
Brad Potter commented on jimt1cgms's group 'Apidra Users'
"thanks for the group. I just starting using Apidra (about 1 month ago - currently I'm only on my fourth reservoir with Apidra). My experience is that the product works well in controlling postprandial blood sugars. My CGM readings are…"
Feb 15, 2011
Lorraine replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"Oh yes of course. I misread (or read too quickly) your previous statements as you received no "no delivery" charge. My mistake. I understand now. With Caleb, my gut is usually 95% right that insulin isn't getting through,…"
Feb 13, 2011
Brad Potter replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"I'm assuming the clog has occurred because the the Medtronic pump gives a "NO DELIVERY" error message meaning the pump can't move the insulin for some reason. It could also result from kinked tubing etc., but since the error only…"
Feb 13, 2011
Lorraine replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"I feel like we are seeing something very similar. It's not consistent which is why it's been hard to diagnose. Caleb's been ill, we've had a couple Pod errors (which I wonder if it relates to the Apidra use since we typically get…"
Feb 13, 2011
Brad Potter replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"Hi Lorraine - you're right, I'm on my fourth reservoir with Apidra now. In addition, I had given Apidra a try about a year ago, but had only tried a couple reservoirs, so thought it might be worth another attempt. So far, all attempts…"
Feb 12, 2011
Lorraine replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"Just read further through the thread - it seems it is. I hope some of the suggestions here help you and this proves to be a more successful attempt. I really like the lack of tail on Apidra and don't want to go back to Novolog."
Feb 11, 2011
Lorraine replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"Is this the second time you've tried Apidra, or am I getting my post dates all mixed up? http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/topics/583967:Topic:58261?page=5&commentId=583967:Comment:734217&x=1#583967Comment734217"
Feb 11, 2011
Lorraine replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"OmniPod user here. Caleb has been using Apidra since October. He went 2 months swimmingly! It was almost heavenly. Then this 48 hour thing started. It's very inconsistent. Sometimes we get beyond it, and sometimes we get through it - meaning we…"
Feb 11, 2011
Trudy replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"MidwestMommy, when I'm on the MM pump and need a lot of insulin in a hurry, I take half of the amount with a syringe on the other side of the body, which works very well. I use Apidra. In other postings on this site, it has been suggested that…"
Feb 9, 2011
Brad Potter replied to Brad Potter's discussion 'Apidra with Medtronics pump experiencing clogs'
"The Minimed infusion set is also made by Unomedical. I'm also using a 9mm cannula and 43" tubing. It's not obvious who makes the reservoir. Unfortunately, it's impossible to tell whether the 'No Delivery' error is a…"
Feb 8, 2011

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At 4:35am on November 15, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BRAD!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 1:59am on November 15, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Brad, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:35am on November 15, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Brad...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
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We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 4:16am on November 15, 2011, Linda G said…

Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Brad.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 1:10am on November 15, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Brad!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 12:44pm on November 15, 2010, Doris D said…
At 7:05pm on November 14, 2009, Linda G said…
Best Wishes on your Special Day Brad!

At 10:56am on July 21, 2009, Linda G said…

Welcome to the family, fellow Canadian!
At 6:28am on July 21, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Welcome to tudiabetes, Brad! Here you will find alot going on as I have for over two years now lots of friends and support.

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