Hhhmmm.... As far as the bleeding, scarring, etc, there is a HUGE difference between the insertion needle of MM and Dexcom CGM sensors. Not to scare you, but the MM needle is similar to a harpoon :) It doesn't bother many people,…"
Thanks! LOL...I don't think there can ever be too much information! I appreciate the insights. Do you happen to know if the scarring, bleeding and bruising is common for CGMs? Or was it something that was associated with MMs CGM? It…"
I like both Animas and MM as far as the pumps go. MM is easier for me to operate. The menu is shorter, it doesn't require as many button presses, and it's a bit more intuitive for me. Also, both pumps have a bolus calculator that…"
"GW...Do you use a CDM with your Ping? I'm trying to find a pump that will work well for me. I've only recently looked into them and am trying to find as much feedback from users as I can. Being a new pumper, is the tubing a hassle?"
"Hi, Jaime. I'm looking at getting a pump, and am looking for feedback on the MM paradigm, Animas Ping, and Pod. What has been your experience using the MM? I'm a little confused about whether the infusion set is waterproof or not (for the…"
"I bought a pack of PDA covers for 20 $ at Best Buy, they have to be cut to fit. I havent been using them much lately, I used them on my 1st Ping, and when they sent me a replacement, I kept the plastic on it for over 4 months. (the cover that came…"
Sadly, I don't do the really helpful, one-on-one type of social work. I just interview people for Food Stamps and Medicaid eligibility. Sigh. But, it's still helping, I guess. Just a little frustrating at times.
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