Dlrdon
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Carelink

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Apr 4, 2011. 1 Reply

The carelink website now works for MAC's has anyone found the drivers page so the carelink will talk to Mac and you can upload your pump info. I sent them an email for the info.

Not Pumping full amount

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dlrdon Jan 26, 2010. 4 Replies

I have been haunted with high BS using 6mm quicksets on my MM722. I called MM support today and they went thru all of the setting and was short yesterday 5 units of insulin, actual vs computed…Continue

Matrix

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave    _ Dec 29, 2009. 3 Replies

I have been on a mm722 for two weeks, still fine tuning my basal. The first was bad but getting better. Have had some problems with quick setter bending tubes so I am inserting by hand.

 

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Dlrdon replied to lisa c's discussion 'Medtronic 530G with sensor' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Tell them when you go thru scanner or mag that you require a patdown because of pump and cgm. They will have someone come over with a swab. You'll be asked to rub your hands over pump and then they will swab your hands and put in machine.I have…"
Feb 6
Dlrdon replied to Jen's discussion 'Food database' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I don't know how, but I use Go Meals app for Iphone or Android phones. It's updated all the time and covers restraurant and grocery store foods."
Feb 2
Dlrdon commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users'
"Google's Big Medical break thru hope it will work with my future pump. http://www.diabetesmine.com/2014/01/newsflash-google-is-developing-glucose-sensing-contact-lenses.html"
Jan 18
Dlrdon replied to Tom Goffe's discussion 'Finally: FDA Approves Minimed 530G + Enlite Sensor' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Can you insert the cgm in leg or arm?"
Nov 1, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Dlrdon
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES Dlrdon!! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"
Sep 25, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Dlrdon
"Dirdon, 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."
Sep 25, 2013
Dlrdon replied to Donna's discussion 'Sure T' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Use adhesive tape or bandaid to keep it on, that what I do."
Aug 14, 2013
Dlrdon replied to Donna's discussion 'Sure T' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I like that you can reposition them and tape them on with waterproof tape. I don't have a lot of body fat and sometime have problems with them going into muscle and then bleeding. I have been using them for three years. Sometimes leave them in…"
Jul 29, 2013
Dlrdon replied to JessWatts029's discussion 'Pumping on the beach ...' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I use a six pack size cooler to store lunch and put my pump into when I go into water. I test and adjust after 2 hours. I put pump in a sandwich size ziplock bag when in cooler so it won't get wet."
Jun 20, 2013
Dlrdon commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users'
"NO DOUGH PIZZA!!!!!!! This one is a WINNER!!!! Gluten Free, Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly!!!!!! For when you absolutely want pizza but not all the carbs!!!!!!! Crust 1 (8 oz) package of full fat cream cheese, room temperature 2 eggs 1/4 tsp ground…"
May 27, 2013
Dlrdon replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Deciding which pump to go with - HELP!' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Have a snack of nuts or peanut butter before you go to bead. If I wake up in the middle of the night i have yogurt or handfull of nuts to stop dawn effect."
Apr 23, 2013
Dlrdon replied to Jamie Haywood's discussion 'Sets stop working after two days' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I use "Sure-t's" for that same problem. Call Medtronics for free samples of sure-t or Silhouettes get a inserter for the Silhouettes. I never had problem inserting sure-T"
Mar 31, 2013
Dlrdon commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users'
"Another thing to check is java turned on, not talking about java scripts? Some browsers are turning it off for safety, viruses."
Mar 22, 2013
Dlrdon replied to Ritesh's discussion 'y is dat everytime i use a new quick set i go 200+' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I don't fix prime. I just attach the infusion set and then prime the whole tube and infusion set. Like when you rewind the pump and then prime tubing. I hold the pump so that the tube end is facing up so any bubbles will come to the top. Then…"
Feb 19, 2013
Dlrdon replied to ohmyglucose's discussion 'Need Infusion Sets!' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"See who is PPO, for pump supplies like edgepark, for your insurance. Contact them once you get prescription for the supplies from you doctor, or have doctor send direct."
Jan 19, 2013
Dlrdon replied to BlessedLife's discussion 'New Pump I read about.' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Will the accu-check work with 64 bit OS's like windows 8 or mac osx?"
Jan 19, 2013

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March 2, 2004
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4-1-11 last four A1C were 6.8
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mm722

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At 4:12pm on September 25, 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 Dlrdon!!
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At 5:10am on September 25, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY,HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Dirdon. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 2:11am on September 25, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dirdon, 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 4:45am on September 25, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you DIrdon....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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!
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At 6:29am on September 25, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Dirdon!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 6:12am on September 25, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dlrdon.....
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 4:53am on September 25, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Dirdon. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 8:15am on September 25, 2010, Doris D said…
I see where you commented back to yourself. If you just hit the comment back bar under our comments it will take you to our pages where you can leave your comment to us and also read a bit about us at the sametime. You can also acess our pages by clicking your mouse on our pictures.
At 8:13am on September 25, 2010, Doris D said…
At 8:06pm on December 2, 2009, Dlrdon said…
I am going thru pump school, online right now, I hope so. It is to arrive on 12-07
 
 
 

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