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  1. Insulin Pumps
    I'm in 36th year of pumping (hit 37 first week of June) [and completed 20 years of CGM two weeks ago] Hitting my "change pump date" and of summer and starting to look at my (now seemingly limited) options. Wondering if people using the Medtronics 670G like it (I've heard strong words on all...
  2. Insulin Pumps
    I am recently very new to the OmniPod systems and have only been using it for a week. Yesterday I noticed blood in the cannula window and with one day left to go on my pod I changed it out for a new one. Today I was monitoring my pod closely and noticed blood in the window again! Is this...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I found the forum through Googling. I have been a Type 1 Diabetic since I was 4 1/2 years old, and have been on an insulin pump the last 10+ years. I have pretty good control over my diabetes but overall it could be a bit better. Came here mainly looking to hear from people about what...
  4. Insulin Pumps
    I've been a type 1 diabetic for 55 years. I started using a pump (AutoSyringe AS*6) almost 36 years ago. My first pump had ONE preset basal rate which the user "set" to his personal SINGLE basal rate by diluting the insulin with a diluent (which had to be same one used by Lilly to dilute the...
  5. New Member Introductions
    I'm a long term type 1 diabetic (55 years). I was diagnosed at two years old in Nov. '61 I've been using an insulin pump almost 36 years and a CGMS device for 20 years I'm currently using the original tSlim pump, the Dexcom CGMS and the Accu-Check Aviva meter
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi, my name is Lisa, I am a 53 years old female and was resently discharged from the hospital with diabetes 1. My A1c was 12. my blood sugar was 780. My whole life has changed, knowing that my life span has been cut short. Most people assume that you aquire adolescent diabetes when you are...
  7. Diabetes
    I am a Type 1 Diabetic that recently received an insulin pump in the mail. I have a few weeks until I'll be using the pump and in the meantime, I am trying to sort this out -- I have an employer that forbids electronic devices from going beyond the security checkpoint. It is a call center and...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I am a T1 diabetic since 20 years now. I have 2 daughters and wife and we live together in Mumbai. Obviously you all are more interested to discuss diabetes/health here, so let me jump straight to the point. And though I have had my share of bad times managing my disease/disorder but...
  9. Diabetes News
    This study reported on Science Daily compares, for Type I diabetics, standard insulin pump with novel 'artificial pancreas' treatments. The latter continuously monitors BG levels & stimulates insulin secretion accordinging. Artificial pancreas: The way of the future for treating type 1 diabetes
  10. New Member Introductions
    My name is Debra, I am about to be 28. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes September 1992 at 8 years old. I have had a pretty hard time with my sugars every since I was 12 years old I have a 2 year old daughter. It was a rough getting her here but she is perfect. She was 2 months early. I have...
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