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Infusion Sets

Started this discussion. Last reply by earthling Mar 14, 2012. 3 Replies

We have or are seeing a lot of new players in the pump market but what about the common link? The infusion set. I for one do not think patch poumps are too atractive as I feel it woud be like gluing…Continue


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Chango replied to Jen's discussion 'Metal sets'
"Jen, Are you sure it is the set and not the silicone that the set is coated with to assist with insertion? By the way the best set that I have ever used was the Micro from Orbit, unfortunatley I have been told it is no longer available. It was very…"
Oct 24
Chango updated their profile
Mar 11
Chango replied to Leotha Fleming III's discussion 'Animas Vibe In The US' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I have been hearing that it was around the corner for almost three years now. I wonder how many pumps they sold on this empty promise. I really don't see it being that difficult nor do I see the linking it with the current smart phones out of…"
Feb 16
Chango replied to daydreamer630's discussion 'How do you get out of the hole you've dug? (Diabetic burnout)'
"I feel the same way and then get over it. I was diagnosed when I was 11 and have just celebrated my 59th. For the last 14 years I have been wearing a pump and that has really helped. Especially after I started with a CGM. I figure I have been…"
Feb 7
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Chango
"Chango, 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."
Jan 21
Chango replied to sam's discussion 'What's your pump of choice?'
"Sam, I do not think that tubeless pumps are the way to go, consider gluing a computer mouse to your infusion site and if that would really be more convenient. The other disadvantage is the inability to see the site. I am currently using my third…"
May 7, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Chango
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY Chango!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in…"
Jan 21, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Chango
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Jan 21, 2013
Chango replied to Ellie's discussion 'Anyone know where to get Orbit Micro?'
"I use Solara also and I am happy with them. I am really happy with the sets by far the most comfortable insertion I have ever had with a set. They could use some work on the design of their adhesive tape removal prior to insertion, the luer…"
Nov 29, 2012
Chango replied to Annie's discussion 'What would you do?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I would push and continue to push through my insurance company. Dexcom from a business perspective with out a doubt "stinks". I can assure you they new internally when the G4 would launch. The device has not been opened and they are…"
Nov 28, 2012
Chango replied to cassidy smith's discussion 'Please help me out! it takes 2 seconds! im a type 1, doing a homework assignment that involves statistics.'
"Type 1 for 46 years A1C 7.2"
Nov 7, 2012
Chango replied to Siri's discussion 'Does anyone use the Animas Vibe yet?' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"i would like to know how Dexcom managed to get the G4 approved in record/short time and Animas is still choking on delivering the Vibe to the US? Both firms had to deal with the FDA and I would imagine that J&J has a little more horsepower than…"
Nov 7, 2012
Chango replied to NatalieHodge's discussion 'WHO HAS A G4??' in the group Dexcom Users
"The G4 seems to fall a little short. The transmitter life is shorter, the transmitter is taller (more likely to get bumper and or dislodged). A trade in program is non existent. $500 dollars for a receiver that should be your smart phone at least as…"
Nov 7, 2012
earthling replied to Chango's discussion 'Infusion Sets'
"Ah ha. I haven't had sticking issues with other sets so far. Will see tomorrow about the Orbit. Yes, the set is often where the struggle happens - something that didn't create scar tissue so much would be nice. I've been pumping for…"
Mar 14, 2012
Chango joined Manny Hernandez's group

Animas Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.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…See More
Mar 13, 2012
Chango replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'Dexcom program isn't Mac compatible?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Yeah I sent an email to Dexcom and asked when they would have a Mac version available. Not in the plans but I was told about being able to run Boot Camp on my Mac and with Windows could then use it. It amazed me that they wrote an application for…"
Mar 13, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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November 19, 1966
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I also wear a Dexcom 7 and am tired of waiting for the Animas Vibe to be released. As much as I like the 7 I think it could and should have been a lot more of well though out product.

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At 1:36pm on January 21, 2014, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.

At 7:16am on January 21, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Chango, 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 4:56pm on January 21, 2013, Linda G said…

Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!

At 12:10am on January 21, 2013, brokenpole said…

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

At 2:52pm on March 7, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Chango- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 1:24pm on March 6, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Chango, welcome, old timer like myself! please join this group

we also have a large dexcom group, let me know if you need a link.

At 8:23am on March 6, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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At 8:09am on March 6, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 6:51am on March 6, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group, Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!




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