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Is anyone else being sent a new Medtronic pump?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matthew Yarbrough Nov 26, 2013. 3 Replies


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Matthew Yarbrough replied to Maria's discussion 'Is anyone else being sent a new Medtronic pump?'
"I had to send my back as part of the free upgrade. The older pumps are refurbished and used as replacements for those who are not upgrading. That is how they can send you one in 24 hours if your breaks down. I hope you enjoy your mm%30g pump. I am…"
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Matthew Yarbrough replied to Maria's discussion 'Is anyone else being sent a new Medtronic pump?'
"Are you sure they want to send you a mm530g series pump instead. It is the news pump and was just approved for the US a couple months ago. I ordered my Revel pump the a few weeks later Medtronic is calling me about upgrading to the 530g for free.…"
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Maria replied to Sarah's discussion 'How much Basal?'
"I too am surprised by these low numbers. I use about 15 U basal and 15 U bolus/day. It reflects my sedentary-mom-stage of life. (Very hard to be a working mom and have a three-year-old AND have diabetes). Not whining - it's wonderful...but I…"
Nov 25, 2013
Maria replied to Maria's discussion 'serious emergency someone stuck in NY with a broken pump!'
"Seriously. I wondered the same thing about a lawsuit. It just doesn't make any sense. My friends are used to paperwork, so if this was an insurmountable barrier, it must have been huge."
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February 15, 2007
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8% then 6% then 5.4% then 6.8% (oops)
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Pump, Diet and Exercise
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At 7:43pm on June 25, 2011, Leanna said…
Hi there Maria:) How have you been?
At 1:45am on September 28, 2010, Shirin said…
Hi Maria! It is now over a year since we talked. I am eager to know how your diabetes is developing? I experienced a loss of a couple of kilos without increase in my HbA1C after starting Lantus 6, just recently increased to 8 IE. Supplementing with 2 IE novorapid per meal, all in all about 8 IE daily. Looks like I am at the same phase you were a year ago, wondering how long this will last.
At 8:00pm on May 19, 2010, Leanna said…
In case you don't remember we had talked last summer as we both went on the pump :)
At 7:56pm on May 19, 2010, Leanna said…
Hey there haven't talked to you for awhile! How are you doing? I'm doing good now! Had a little while that wasn't quite as good but I'm doing better again now!!
At 8:15am on December 18, 2009, Marps said…
omg i have wanted to be a biochemist since i was 15 but never could gather enough money to get into college- and then be able to support myself at the same time. I mean grants and scholarships are great, but what do you do with your husband at home? :( haha.

[shrugs] Oh well. :)
At 4:19pm on August 9, 2009, Leanna said…
Glad to hear its going good :) Please see my one blog post to see how I'm wearing mine. I love that way!!! Also I really am not minding the site changes as I find them to be mostly painless and very easy :) Let me know what you think of my pump case, you mentioned wearing it in a pocket when you have one which is why I found a diferent way because I don't nearly always have one :)
At 11:19am on August 9, 2009, Leanna said…
Hi! how's it going on the pump? It's going great for me!!!
At 6:56am on August 7, 2009, Melissa Lee said…
I'm mostly a soprano, yes, but it has always been a hotly debated topic among those who work with me. I have had directors and teachers cast me in either direction and then argue over whether I'm a lyric mezzo or a lyric soprano...which I think has a lot to do with why I didn't go on to do an opera career. I love teaching high school voice though. They are so talented and so motivated. I sing for a few local churches as a soloist, too.

I'm so glad you're doing well with the pump so far. Those first few weeks with any new technology are always the hardest. To be honest, I don't remember much about my first years pumping, but I was in college with a hundred things on my mind and diabetes was unfortunately not the priority it should have been.
At 10:23am on August 3, 2009, Melissa Lee said…
Hope your first week of pumping is going well! Congrats!
At 7:38am on August 3, 2009, Leanna said…
How is pumping going? We are fellow pumpers now!!! I just got started on mine!!!!!!!!!



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