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question about insulin pumps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Feb 20, 2013. 1 Reply

so i found this on the web http://www.diabeteswellbeing.com/insulin-pump-price.html and in it it says"So, you…Continue

 

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Damon replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I've been wanting the Next Link for a good while and sad it's not available in Canada. I talked to someone from Medtronic Canada last week and she said that they have the application in with Health Canada and expect it to come through at…"
Apr 12
smitty124 replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Ok, DO NOT buy a US version or you will be converting mg/dl to mmol/l when you look at the readings (your pump will register and log them on carelink as mmol/L, so if you're on CGM it may be fine) There is no way to remove the mg/dl lock, I…"
Jan 26
smitty124 replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"It will work with your meter. I have purchased a next link from the US. The Problem however, is the fact that nobody seems to know how to remove the lock from mg/dl. So while your meter readings will be in mg/dl, your pump will actually give you a…"
Jan 4
Steve Lancaster replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'combining CGM and infusion sites into one' in the group Continuous Glucose Monitor Users
"i know this is an old thread but i thought i would post that there is a trial for this thing for Ontario and Quebec Closed-loop Control of Overnight Glucose Levels in Adults and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes"
Oct 7, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to Mike's discussion 'Cartoon about PHARMAC in New Zealand.' in the group Diabetes in New Zealand
"i haven't been home since 2 years ago, but yea that is how they work lol sad really, i think they should of stayed with the old meters instead of switching. was this from the Herald?"
Aug 16, 2013
Steve Lancaster liked Mike's discussion Cartoon about PHARMAC in New Zealand.
Aug 16, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Called Medtronic in the US and found out that the contour next link meter may not work with my Canadian pump because of the frequency. Does anyone know the frequency that the Canadian pumps use, and the American frequency. They also said that its…"
Aug 14, 2013
newfie89 replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"my diabetes nurse told me about the new usb link meters coming out soon in a few months here in Newfoundland, she said that they will be mailed out from medtronic or contact you first. I was looking online on the US bayer website and the features…"
Jun 27, 2013
Steve Lancaster joined Kristen's group
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May 10, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to carabeli's discussion 'NZ - type 1' in the group Diabetes in Australia, New Zealand
"i also suggest getting travel insurance either locally before you leave or online eg Southern Cross Travel Insurance World Nomads Czech Republic there are many insurance companies out there.   Note from SCTI…"
Apr 16, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to carabeli's discussion 'NZ - type 1' in the group Diabetes in Australia, New Zealand
"Hi,im from new zealand and im not too sure about pricing for you but generally insulin from a pharmacy with a script costs $3NZD for a 3 month supply. give this site a visit Daibetes NZ they should be able to give you more information, if i was…"
Apr 16, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to john's discussion 'Straight Sensors' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"i have not heard anything like that from my pump trainer or from Medtronic. interesting to see if a bend would make any difference."
Mar 29, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to bort269's discussion 'Does Medtronic replace faulty mio infusion sets?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"according to my local pump trainer they do replace the sets and reservoir if faulty or damaged. they will likely ask for lot numbers so they can make note and i assume recall if too many people have problems with the lot"
Mar 29, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"yes the next strips are different to the regular contour strips i just tried to put a regular strip into my contour next meter and it tells me to insert a contour next strip"
Mar 4, 2013
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"To add to the confusion : a MM pump buddy of mine here in Salmon Arm , BC was incorrectly told by his Pharmacist ( Pharmasave ) that he has to change strips , because of Bayer's Contour Next EZ meter ...Buddy eventually told Pharmasave that…"
Mar 4, 2013
Steve Lancaster replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"http://www.bayercontour.com/Blood-Glucose-Monitoring/NEXTProducts/CONTOUR-Next-Link-Pro this is the link for the contour link its looks like the contour usb except the usb is black and the link is grey. According to Bayer Health Canada still say…"
Mar 2, 2013

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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?
i hope to learn from other members and the experiences
Date diagnosed
August 18, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 1:23pm on June 9, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Steve....fellow Canadian!
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".
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Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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At 12:48pm on June 9, 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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At 11:36am on June 8, 2012, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Steve!

At 2:17am on June 8, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 10:23pm on June 7, 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!!!

 
 
 

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