Recently changed from plastic canula to MMT874 metal. Gone through 6 so far, and every time the used needle is removed, it bleeds. This never happened with the plastic. Does anyone know the Medtronic…Continue
"Hi Andy and congratulations Spock, 54 years Type one and the same thing happened. Five years ago my endocrinologist submitted the application and Joslin refused, stating physician-patient privilege was in question. That made me very nervous! Copy of…"
"Some have mentioned others beside Animas, and I am having similar issues. Belt clips do not work for me, so found the most comfortable keep for my paradigm is chest harness. The only one I found that works for me is sold by Medtronic. This device…"
"I use the Animas version, contact-D's. Before I insert, I lightly touch the needle tip to my skin in the area I plan to insert. If I can feel it acutely, I keep trying till I find a spot that has less feeling. In my case, these spots with less…"
Recently changed from plastic canula to MMT874 metal. Gone through 6 so far, and every time the used needle is removed, it bleeds. This never happened with the plastic. Does anyone know the Medtronic instructions for removal of the metal canula?See More
"722 approaching 8 years. Although sweating is a big problem, never lost one . The few times it did accidentally pull out, every incident involved pets at home. (2 dogs 3 cats). Their combined intelligence is equal to a rock, so I have learned to be…"
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"Have been owned by type one for 51 years. Stopped “kicking” many years ago. Do not care to apply any more effort. Far too tired. I do like tudiabetes .org. Apparently, sometimes people fight and win. Just not me. Ever."
"I have been drinking coffee with half & half for about thirty years. The most erratic BG levels have always been between 3 AM and noon. Have had to use “911” twice in the past 30 years for low BG. Of course, in the morning. I now…"
Thinking about going back to Joslin in Peoria. Type1 for 21 years. 61 years old. Harder to control now and need more help. I won't mention names, the young lady got me started on the medtronic pump and off to a good start. When I wanted to go
beyond the basic however she didn't seem too keen on looking at my printouts. Is Dr. Sfeir the person to talk to and is
he up to the challenge? I live near Pekin.
Thanks a million
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