sultansfam
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How to carry insulin pump supply for 6 months ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott E Mar 28, 2012. 6 Replies

I am back here again with a question. I am planning on going on a company assignment to Brazil for 6m to one year.I am using the Minimed 723 pumpI wanted to get some ideas from people who may have…Continue

Tags: insulin, novolog, pump, 523, 723

Case for Minimed Paradigm 723

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keef Feb 7, 2012. 5 Replies

Hey guys,Any suggestions on where I can get a good case for my new minimed 723 pump. I basically want to use it at work so it cannot be funky. I tried their website but I do not see any good pics for…Continue

Tags: insulin, paradigm, pump, 523, revel

Awesome products for Diabetics- still not in US

Started this discussion. Last reply by FHS Jan 31, 2012. 2 Replies

I found a list of products and pumps that look cool but are not yet available in the US…Continue

iphone app for carb counting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Feb 17, 2012. 10 Replies

Hey all..Is there a good iphone app that helps you count the carbs.Atleast from common restaurants like CPK, Cheesecake factory etc.I downloaded some from appstore like Diabetes Buddy and Glucose…Continue

Tags: diet, food, carbs, app, counting

 

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sultansfam replied to ☆★ BabyGirl ☆★'s discussion 'How Old?'
"I was 27, a few months after marriage, five years ago Cheers to my wife for her amazing support through out."
May 5
sultansfam commented on Riva Greenberg's blog post '28-Year-Old Erin Little Is Changing Diabetes Care in India'
"Amazing work .. the main factor I believe is the lack of education and awareness of such diseases in India + the monetary factor. Great job from EL. Other bigger companies/organizations should also chime in and also an individual responsibility to…"
May 5
Tracy Malloy and sultansfam are now friends
Apr 8, 2013
Sheri replied to sultansfam's discussion 'Aetna Coverage for Pump Supplies for Minimed' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Sultansfam, Yes, I do have a copay for my test strips and my insulin. Both are $40 for a 3 month supply."
Feb 21, 2013
Ahmad replied to sultansfam's discussion 'Aetna Coverage for Pump Supplies for Minimed' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have Atena as part of my student insurance coverage. For my test strips (FREEStyle lite) I consume 300 and my co-payment is $20 a month. I got Dexcom, they cover 60% while I need to pay the 40% that is left Not sure about pump supplies, hope this…"
Feb 20, 2013
sultansfam replied to sultansfam's discussion 'Aetna Coverage for Pump Supplies for Minimed' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Thanks Sheri.Can I ask you if there is a copay for your strips and insulin."
Feb 20, 2013
Sheri replied to sultansfam's discussion 'Aetna Coverage for Pump Supplies for Minimed' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have Atena through my husband's employer, and I have had great luck with them covering my insulin pump and supplies. They cover whatever my doctor writes my prescription for, without any problems. I test my blood sugar numerous times a day…"
Feb 20, 2013
sultansfam added a discussion to the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
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Aetna Coverage for Pump Supplies for Minimed

Hi all.. I am considering to move to Aetna as part of insurance offered through my employer. I know it depends on the plan and other attributes. But how is the overall experience with Aetna regarding insulin pumps and supply coverage.Any inputs will be greatly appreciated.See More
Feb 20, 2013
sultansfam replied to PMichel's discussion 'Site Rotation Schedule and finger pricking'
"Hi Michel.. Your explanation is good.. but I am a littel lost on the site rotation. I read on a different post that you shared a picture about site rotation. can you please share it again.Well I rotate my insertion to left and right side on my abs…"
Feb 7, 2013
sultansfam replied to Josh's discussion 'Anyone switching Bayer Contour Next?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"One good suggestion from Katie's mom is to use the USB charger from the phone's charger instead of using a laptop. Most of the phones now come with a USB charger where the wire come out so you can plug in your meter directly to charge.On…"
Feb 7, 2013
Phishery replied to sultansfam's discussion 'How to calculate and adjust your Basal settings' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I read Think Like a Pancreas on my iPad using the kindle app. I assume it is also available via iTunes and I think it is a great approach to basal setup. I try to stick with Dr. bernsteins regimen of not snacking between meals. Also, when it comes…"
Jan 25, 2013
sultansfam replied to BlessedLife's discussion 'New Pump I read about.' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hi Guys.. I am late to this discussion but I havent heard from my endo about this. Dont know if FDA ever approved it."
Jan 25, 2013
sultansfam and uMGM are now friends
Jan 25, 2013
sultansfam replied to sultansfam's discussion 'How to calculate and adjust your Basal settings' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Thanks for the reply Dave.. Even I have the habit of having snacks all the time, thats wat is making it difficult to get the basals right."
Jan 25, 2013
sultansfam replied to sultansfam's discussion 'How to calculate and adjust your Basal settings' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Thanks all for your inputs.Phishery, Do you know if "Think Like a Pancreas" is available on itunes. Well Iam not into reading but If this helps, I will definetly read it.Tracy, I think i will try your regime to see how it works out. I did…"
Jan 25, 2013
sultansfam replied to sultansfam's discussion 'How to calculate and adjust your Basal settings' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hi uMGMThanks for the reply. I was basically looking for an approach to calculate my basal.I think you are refering to the Bolus calculation."
Jan 25, 2013

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August 31, 2009
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Shots, Diet and Exercise

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At 7:33pm on July 4, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Sultansfam!
At 4:01pm on June 23, 2010, Linda G said…

Almost a year since your diagnosis....how's it all going?

Welcome Home.....
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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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
and I also wanted to invite you to enter your A1c through the TuAnalyze application:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/profile/apps
so we can light up Colorado on the TuAnalyze map:
http://www.tuanalyze.org
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 9:53am on June 23, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us betterhttp://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
 
 
 

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