"Charging seems pretty easy. Just connect to a USB port and you're ready to go. With that option and direct plug-in either to the wall or the car has to make t:slim quite unique. Thanks again for the close-ups."
"Hi Janice L. and you too Jigger. I'm getting ready for pump #5. I have had MiniMed 508's and Cozmo's. The t:slim looks pretty darn good. I'm curious about the tail that connects the infusion set to the pump. How does it connect…"
"I am a first time pumper and have been on the tSlim for about a month. I have had no problems and am really loving it. It is very easy to use and the Insulin on Board function is very helpful. Charging during showers has not been a problem...I have…"
"thanks for the responses and keep the coming. I think my biggest concerns were the bubbles problems with the reservoir but hopefully that will be a non issue. I really hope i get approved for the tslim and I cant wait to see the dexcom integration.…"
"I've never had problems with bubbles caused by the reservoir, only with the lure lock. But of course this is not a t:slim issue but rather common to all lure lock sets. That said, it's easy to see and get rid of bubbles when first loading.…"
"I am considering the t:slim also. I read that some people have problems with bubbles. Since you can't see the reservoir you don't know if bubbles are in it when filling it with insulin. Yes, you will see bubbles in the tubing…"
Thanks for adding me, Spenser!! I´m sure that you´ll achieve your goal wich is learning with this community! People are so kind,I would like to know more about you, and your life, and of course, about your experiences with diabetes, I also would lkike to share with you my experiences, and learn together. See you!!
Welcome to TuDiabetes, Spenser. Wow, you and I were diagnosed just a few weeks apart. I was diagnosed on July 3, 1990. You might be interested in our discussion groups for Dexcom users or CGM users. I've been wearing a Freestyle Navigator (another CGMS) since Nov of '08 and love it.
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