"Sadly, that Consumer Reports piece doesn't provide much information at all. It reads as a propaganda piece to me.
I am looking for real details, and they are lacking everywhere I look.
Unfortunately, I can't point you to an URL. However,…"
"I haven't experienced the notification that it is out. Of course, I can't hear the alarm so it could be going nuts and I would never know it. :) Seriously, MiniMed needs to do something about the alarm tone/volume, it's dangerous. I…"
"I think the difference can be noticeable, but you need to be very accurate and honest with your carb counting. I use an Android app: Fat Secret's "Calorie Counter" and find that it helps be get very close at a high percent of the time…"
"My thoughts as well.
When my sugar soars, I don't rely on the pump and infusion set, I take a shot. Every time that has happened, it's been an infusion set problem. When it appears that I have great adhesion and it should work, I'll…"
"Annabella, You are correct. And mine have occasionally been related to a true infusion set occlusion, as I very occasionally experienced with the MiniMeds and Cozmo.
A side issue is with the quality of Unomedical infusion sets; in April 2011 I…"
"Maurie, They are different infusion sets due due to my insurance company wanting to get the infusion sets from the pump mfgr. But when my Ping went into permanent occlusion mode, my Cozmo worked fine with the same infusion set the Ping choked on. I…"
"Zoe, I didn't take your comment as such. The occlusion problem with Ping is common enough, and given both my experience and A.K.'s many year experience with several pump brands, makes me believe that her experience is due to pump problems,…"
"Brian, I respectfully disagree that providing negative feedback is "bad mouthing" nor not "fair." Not satisfied describes my feelings about lack of critical features and Animas' lack of interest in considering them.…"
"I paid for the first two out of my pocket. They were MiniMeds and were good, but I did enough research to know that the Deltec Cozmo would be the right pump for me. I did get that one paid for by insurance and it was near perfect. Unfortunately they…"
"I agree with you 110%!!!! I had two MiniMeds and my favorite, the Deltec Cozmo (I am sooo angry that they pulled out of the USA!) and now three horrible years on the Ping. Next month I am moving to either the MiniMed Paradigm Revel, or the…"
"Will be interested in hearing the results of your meeting. I definitely recommend flex canulas to everyone that I get on a pump. Start with a 6mm and if it works, it is less intrusive which means less pain. Not for everyone, but seems to work for…"
"I have been looking for a document that I sent several friends who I convinced to become pumpers, but can't find it. I created it the Spring of 2010, right after I got the Animas Ping.
I have been using a pump since Jan 1, 2000. <<
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