Since '86
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  • Spring, TX
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Since '86 replied to dside's discussion 'Considering stopping CGM' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I started on the pump about 6 months ago. I have been diabetic for 26 years. I was excited about the cgm when I started, and it was one of the reasons I chose Medtronics, but honestly the cgm is useless. It is also very painful. I got off it 3…"
Jan 26, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Since '86
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Since '86.... 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…"
Nov 4, 2012
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Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin…See More
Nov 4, 2012
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Nov 4, 2012

Profile Information

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?
Make Medtronics responsible for faulty design
Date diagnosed
February 1, 1986
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronics Revel 723

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At 3:18pm on November 4, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Since '86....
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, 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:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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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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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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Take care....and keep in touch!
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At 8:14am on November 4, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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