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Minimed/T:Slim?

Started this discussion. Last reply by MyBustedPancreas Nov 28, 2012. 5 Replies

Hi!I'm brand new here, however I have been diabetic since age 16th months. I am on humalog insulin right now on a Medtronic Minimed pump. I've been on the pump since 6th grade. I received an…Continue

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Mar 26, 2013
Skye replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"MM and I never got along very well, so for me, the t-slim was a good move. HOWEVER, I was mentally prepared to learn new buttons, not new everything else (refill system, new infusion sets, etc) and so my first few weeks were a little... less than…"
Feb 11, 2013
Janice replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I DO know that people on Medicare have been able to get the t:slim. They go through a supplier that Medicare has a contract with such as Edgepark. There are other, though."
Jan 13, 2013
Matt replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Do you know if there is medicare ins for this pump? I have united healthcare Medicare advantage PPO plan. My drs office told me no."
Jan 13, 2013
flipper replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hey Mikey, regarding the insets, have you tried the Cleo's? They work quite well. I've been using them for about 3 years. They are 90's and are simple to use. I have only had one come loose in that time. (That doesn't count the…"
Jan 10, 2013
Mikey replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I just posted this elsewhere, but here are my thoughts... Big picture, go with tSlim...easy to use, easy to read, and easy to have out in public without getting weird looks....touch screen is the way to go and pump is high quality.... Previous…"
Jan 3, 2013
Janice replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
Dec 20, 2012
Janice replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Tandem Diabetes Care has a FB page. They've been having live inter-active webinars. They are free. They should answer all of your questions; and you can ask whatever you want. They also have a recording of one on YouTube. They're…"
Dec 20, 2012
shari lynn Giarraputo replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I have been on the Deltec cozmo right now. I am completely out of warranty. I am looking at the T slim and also the accu-chek combo system. I am also on the Dexcom CGM system and just received the newer one. I do love the Dexcom . I have a wonderful…"
Dec 4, 2012
Lizbrei replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I have been on the Minimed 722 for over 7 years and I just changed to the T:Slim! I had constant problems with air in the tubing, uneven bgs, etc. After many months of research, I decided to go with T:Slim because of the way the pump delivers…"
Nov 29, 2012
M replied to Heather's discussion 'Problems?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"i've had problems with every aspect except for the p.... (umm wait, not going jinx it by saying it) bad doctors/nurse worse pharmacy and insulin that's gone bad on me twice."
Nov 28, 2012
Lukerg replied to Heather's discussion 'Help?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hi Heather, I'm moving to the pump after many years of MDI. After researching this to death I've decided to go with the t:slim and should get it tomorrow. I have several friends with MM and they have been happy but are seriously…"
Nov 28, 2012
Marie B left a comment for Heather
"hi heather, welcome to TuDiabetes! Let me know if you have any questions about the community, and feel free to join any discussions or the chat room any time."
Nov 28, 2012
Heather commented on wolfcrane aka Jamie Todd's blog post 'Update'
"Don't give up! What complications do you have? Keep your head up!!"
Nov 28, 2012
Heather posted a status
"Still trying to figure out which pump to go with, ahhhh! :0"
Nov 28, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Learning
Date diagnosed
May 1, 1994
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
10.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtrionic Minimed

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At 5:52am on March 26, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:17am on March 26, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HEATHER!!
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 1:37am on March 26, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 9:48am on November 28, 2012, Marie B said…

hi heather, welcome to TuDiabetes! Let me know if you have any questions about the community, and feel free to join any discussions or the chat room any time.

At 7:03am on November 28, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! Thank you for having me as a friend Heather!
I'm a wife of 33 years (hubby is also diabetic), mom to two grown children, a teacher, and before that an illustrator (still do some) and graphic designer.
Keep in touch, ok?
hugs.....linda

At 12:55am on November 28, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 6:05pm on November 27, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Heather...
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:08pm on November 27, 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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