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Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod

Started this discussion. Last reply by Type1Dixie Darlin Oct 18, 2012. 7 Replies

Never used a pump before, but considering either the Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod. I'd like to know if anyone has any experience on what I see as the pro's and con's on these. Any feedback you…Continue

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Type1Dixie Darlin replied to awp21's discussion 'Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod'
"Hi Kimberly, Thanks so much for sharing your experience and comparison of the pump and OmniPod. I am currently on the Medtronic Paradigm no longer under warranty so I'm needing to make some decisions. I don't have any experience with…"
Oct 18, 2012
mikep replied to awp21's discussion 'Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod'
"@MyBustedPancreas No disrespect intended, but I REALLY wish you wouldn't post comments about the Omnipod if you've never used one. Sorry, a sample pod does not suffice. I certainly respect your comments on the Revel because you currently…"
Jul 13, 2012
FHS replied to awp21's discussion 'Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod'
"Although the Omnipod can't be removed, it can take a bit beating and still function so it doesn't have to be removed for you to engage in most activities safely. It can, however, easily be ripped off do you may need to add extra adhesives…"
Jul 13, 2012
Kimberly replied to awp21's discussion 'Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod'
"My first pump was a Minimed with the CGM, and I now use the Omnipod and Dexcom CGM. Here's my pro/con list. Minimed Pros: can insert infusion site just about anywhere because it's so small * IOB algorithm includes insulin you've given…"
Jul 13, 2012
awp21 replied to awp21's discussion 'Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod'
"Great advice! Thanks!"
Jul 12, 2012
acidrock23 replied to awp21's discussion 'Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod'
"I've found the Medtronic CGM accurate enough to be useful? I am sort of used to it and it sort of engenders a "feedback loop" where it's more accurate if I don't get too crazy so I don't get too crazy? I did Tae Kwon Do…"
Jul 12, 2012
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Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod

Never used a pump before, but considering either the Medtronic Paradigm Revel vs OmniPod. I'd like to know if anyone has any experience on what I see as the pro's and con's on these. Any feedback you have is greatly appreciated!MEDTRONIC:* The CGM feature sounds nice, but I've read some people saying it's painful and/or inaccurate. Anyone care to share any positive experiences? Do you use it all the time? Are the CGM notifications discrete (I don't really want everyone in the office hearing…See More
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"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…"
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At 4:19am on December 9, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AWP!!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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At 12:59am on December 9, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

AWP, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 5:15pm on December 9, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AWP!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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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At 9:09am on December 9, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 8:35am on July 12, 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 2:21pm on July 11, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome to the pod awp....Welcome home!
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.
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"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.
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http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:29am on July 11, 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 10:55am on July 11, 2012, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community! please join us for the live chat Friday
http://www.tudiabetes.org/events/event/listByType?type=videochat

At 10:16am on July 11, 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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