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Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade



Also, if I read their site correctly, they are not even swapping them out
for new 512s, but for 511s that have been retrofitted with the 512
technology. That's what it seems to say there.

Neil

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Goble" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Cc: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 5:41 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade


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> Yes,
> Ordered my pump in May, and was told "no cost to a small handling fee to
> swap them out".  That was their defense against why I should go with them
> and not the Cozmo.  After all, it was portrayed as only a software change,
> which when I read their web site on the "pathway" program, is false.  They
> are completely swapping out pumps, which implies to me that is not just a
> software change.
> I don't consider a 10% fee as small...
>
> Count me in.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "jim b" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 6:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade
>
>
> > Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
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> > needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
> > of the diabetes community. Please visit:
> >
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> >
> > Speaking of upgrades, when i decided to go with MM, i was told that all
> > future upgrades
> > would be at no cost.  I AM GONNA HOLLER HERE>
> >
> > I met with my CDE last week and she is pissed, she was also told that
all
> > of the upgrades
> > would be passed onto those who purchased the 511's.
> >
> > Its my understanding that this is not gonna happen, if you want them
that
> > are at an additional
> > cost.
> >
> > Mimimed best be prepared, you cannot do this without suffering some sort
> of
> > a backlash.
> >
> > I intend to pursue this with them shortly.
> >
> > anyone else interested in some sort of unified effort...????????
> >
> >
> >
> > jimb
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > At 11:04 AM 8/19/03 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
> > >Your donation of $10, $25, or more... just $1 or $2 per month is
> > >needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
> > >of the diabetes community. Please visit:
> > >
> > >    http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
> > >
> > >Your annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail
> > >
> > >The features which appeal to me mos about the "new" paradigm isn't the
> > >corrections or the bolus wizard, but the finer basal rates, the ability
> to
> > >set temp basals in percentages (this is useful if you have as complex
of
> a
> > >basal profile as I do!), and the ability to set alarms to remind me to
> test
> > >at a certain amount of time after a bolus.
> > >
> > >I probably will upgrade, but the meter feature isn't something I think
I
> > >would use.  That and I'm not even sure if the strips are covered under
my
> > >insurance because they do not show up in my insurance's online
pharamacy
> > >(Caremark/RxRequest).  I can calculate meal boluses and corrections
with
> 90%
> > >accuracy (the only exceptions are when I miscalculate carbs, and this
new
> > >system won't help that),
> > >
> > >Sarah
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