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Mikey replied to Bob Martin's discussion 'Best Inset to use with my Tslim' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Agree with all of the above. Part of the issue of my infection was an allergic reaction...though through extensive testing we could not determine if it was the adhesive or metal.... Auto insertion results in more kinks, though I still use auto...."
Mar 10
Mikey replied to Bob Martin's discussion 'Best Inset to use with my Tslim' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hi Bob, I have had the T Slim since it first came out and I love it. My A1C is 6.8....before I was on insulin I was a 10.8. With regard to the pump, super easy to use and few people even realize you are using one...as a working professional an…"
Mar 10
Mikey replied to duckatect's discussion 'Infusion set bent cannula' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
Sep 18, 2014
Mikey replied to Anthony's discussion 'How low has your battery % gone?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I go below 30% more often than I would like to admit...drainage does not appear to be any different. I usually charge before showers or when changing cartridges. I also do not wear when I work out so I charge then as well.....I have had my pump…"
Sep 8, 2014
Mikey replied to DFresh's discussion 'Occlusion Alarm' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"This pump appears to be extra sensitive to potential occlusions. I usually test the line and if okay resume the insulin....only on a rare instance have I had to change out."
Aug 19, 2014
Mikey replied to LovetoHike's discussion 'Re-learned a valuable lesson today' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"FYI, if this happens in the future, you can also refill the existing catridge (treat as a new one). While not ideal, I have reused the existing cartridge on more than one occassion without any problems."
Aug 19, 2014
Mikey replied to Anna's discussion 'Random Anomalies with my T slim' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"There is usually a cushion built in....when I change cartridges, I often pump air into the old when and draw out whats left. I store it in an empty vial and use for an occassional syringe bolus when I am nearly at the end of my next cartridge if I…"
Aug 19, 2014
Mikey replied to Anthony's discussion 'New t:slim G4 is in the works!' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Approval can take year(s)....if you are eligible for a new pump now, get the existing t: slim. I would confirm with the rep, but my understanding is the existing version has a bluetooth built in and may be able to be integrated with the G4 as well…"
Aug 19, 2014
Mikey replied to Katie I.'s discussion 'Preparing to get my T-Slim!!' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
Aug 19, 2014
Skye replied to Mikey's discussion 't:Connect Software Up and Running' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"A friendly caution: There's math issues with the 'dashboard' on T-connect... mine gives me percentages of basal/food bolus/correction and they never add up to 100%. Additionally, the total units per day averages never come even close…"
Jun 30, 2013
zog replied to Mikey's discussion 't:Connect Software Up and Running' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I love that the info is in the cloud. As long as we download our pump and meter our endo can pull up the data anytime she wants. We are going through our first pump startup and it really helps for any tweeks in our numbers. BTW do you know if you…"
Apr 16, 2013
Mikey added a discussion to the group Tandem T:Slim Users

t:Connect Software Up and Running

FYI, at the end of March Tandem released the t:connect software.Download here: http://www.tandemdiabetes.com/products/t-connect/You can now upload your pump data, as well as a number of meters....the reps indicated that they are working next to allow you yo upload your Dexcom CGM next, which would make this near perfect.Quite a few nice features such as viewing your sugars with IOB in background and a way to show view pump settings…See More
Apr 16, 2013
Mikey replied to JiMMy's discussion 'Bubble int he lure lock - anyone else?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Jimmy, When I first load a cartridge and lure lock, I do vigorous flicking to break up bubbles and able to clear it all when I first fill tubing....also, I tend to hold the connection upright while filing so bubbles flow to top of lure lock and…"
Mar 22, 2013
Mikey commented on Jigga's group 'Tandem T:Slim Users'
"Tandem just posted that the t:connect management software has received its clearance and will be available for download later in March..... Here is a link to the post: http://www.tandemdiabetes.com/products/t-connect/"
Feb 28, 2013
Mikey replied to Danielle's discussion 'Insurance Coverage' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Sorry for delay in response. I am not covered through Tandem....Tandem found an in-network approved medical distributor for aetna (Edward HEalth) and they provided the pump and refills on my insets and cartridges....so it is all considered…"
Feb 28, 2013
Mikey replied to JiMMy's discussion 'What do I need now that I'm getting the pump???' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Wow, 15g carbs per meal...impressive....I do 60 - 75...time to restart thinking my diet...I love salads, but am a carb addict."
Feb 28, 2013

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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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February 15, 2005
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At 1:18pm on May 21, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Mikey- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 5:54am on May 20, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 4:50am on May 20, 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!!!

At 4:06am on May 20, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
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