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using expired medtronic glucose sensors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spock Jan 7, 2013. 8 Replies

I was recent given some expired Sof Sensors for my Revel pump.Thoughts about using them ? 04/2012 datedyada yada, I know all about the warnings but after reading the below pdf link dunno ?…Continue

insulin pump donation

Started this discussion. Last reply by JohnG Jan 28, 2011. 3 Replies

Yesterday, Medtronic approved me for a new pump.Is the an an entity/org where I can donate my old 712 and supplies to a person in need ?Considering the cost, I would HATE to dispose the pump in the…Continue

newbie says hello

Started this discussion. Last reply by DRxBMW Oct 1, 2010. 7 Replies

57 years young,long term type I, insulin pump.Into bicycling and motorcycles BIG Time !Anyone ever suffer a hypo event that landed them in the ER during exercise ?Suggestions on how to "prevent" such…Continue

 

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Spock replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"I always wear a sensor for seven days. I was originally told 6 days was the top, but that changed the day of the week for the changeout. While I was working, it was just too much to changeout at work so I went to seven, At the end of 7 days, the…"
Jan 7, 2013
DRxBMW replied to pancreaswanted's discussion 'time zone changes and basal insulin'
"I've been to Japan,NZ several times,read long a** flights,date changes in effect. Endo told me to reset the time upon arrival. YES,flight stress,jet lag,airline food,etc does affect your numbers. I go with the flow,testing more frequently is…"
Jan 6, 2013
DRxBMW replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"NO,I was NOT aware of Doctor Kaufman's online discussion,interesting. I agree that the results may be wonky. However, I always finger stick as a second line defense if the CGM alarm chimes. Hard core bicyclist, I've suffered from some…"
Jan 6, 2013
Zoe replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"Thanks, guys; I hate not being "in the know" (even though I have zero desire for a CGM!)"
Jan 6, 2013
acidrock23 replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"I think the sensor is the thing you stick into your abdomen, that senses your BG from which the transmitter beams it to your CGM. The Medtronic Revel pump has a CGM built into it so, if you get the sensors, you don't need an additional gizmo.…"
Jan 6, 2013
nel replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"I have used outdated sensors ( yes Zoe, related to CGMS ), however the outdated time was less than you gave here( can't recall how much less ) . On the side , are you aware of the discussion by Dr. Kaufman from Medtronic, see Emily Coles…"
Jan 6, 2013
Zoe replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"Dumb question, what's a sensor? I've heard this term before but always thought it related to CGM's which I don't have. But you said "for your Revel pump". Just curious. I hate when I don't know the meaning of a…"
Jan 6, 2013
Spock replied to DRxBMW's discussion 'using expired medtronic glucose sensors'
"The Medtronic helpline guy told me that they will still work, but are not covered for replacement if you have problems. However 9 months is a lot time after expiration of a 6 month viability product. Try and see. The sensor will not harm you, but…"
Jan 6, 2013
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using expired medtronic glucose sensors

I was recent given some expired Sof Sensors for my Revel pump.Thoughts about using them ? 04/2012 datedyada yada, I know all about the warnings but after reading the below pdf link dunno ?http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16939374Considering the fact your still doing 4 - 5 finger sticks a day,I'm NOT convinced its so dangerous per say.Have any of you fellow pumpers gone the expired sensor route ? Comments are most welcome ______________.See More
Jan 6, 2013
Linda G left a comment for DRxBMW
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you DRxBMW... I hope YOUR birthday is everything you had hope for, and more!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)"
Apr 27, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for DRxBMW
"Happy Birthday, DRxBMW!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Apr 27, 2012
DRxBMW commented on Mike Campana's group 'Cycling Diabetics'
"bitchin Spark Parr,one of these days,I'm buying a 29er. Sold off one my road bikes,extra cash in the pocket for another MTB is the plan."
Mar 26, 2012

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Oral, Shots, Pump, Diet and Exercise
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Medtronic 712

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At 8:23pm on April 27, 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 DRxBMW!!
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At 6:36am on April 27, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,DRxBMW. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 6:07am on April 27, 2013, brokenpole said…

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

At 12:12am on April 27, 2013, rick phillips said…

DRxBMW, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 5:37am on April 27, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,DRxBMW. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:36am on April 27, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you DRxBMW...
I hope YOUR birthday is everything you had hope for, and more!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 2:15am on April 27, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 11:11am on April 27, 2011, Doris D said…
At 3:33am on April 27, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,DRxBMW. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 6:49pm on December 15, 2010, MikeyType1 said…

Happy Holidays. I hope 2011 is a good year!!

 
 
 

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