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Re: [IP] brand new - deciding on a pump

Congratulations on deciding on the pump! I chose the Animas IR1000. I've not
had any problems at all and I love it!!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tara Carney" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 9:02 AM
Subject: [IP] brand new - deciding on a pump

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> Hi all, brand new to the list.  I was wanting to get some advice from
> real people on the pump.  I'm in the process of getting one (everything
> is final with insurance and everything) I just need to decide which one
> I want to get!  I'm 25 years old and type 1 for almost 11 years.  My
> doctor highly suggests MiniMed, but I don't want to just take his word
> for it.  Most people I've talked to have gone with MM, but here again I
> don't want to just follow everyone else.
> With injections right now, I'm on about 35 u of insulin per day, so I
> can go with a smaller model.  Before I had to make this decision, I
> didn't know there were other companies besides MM and Disetronic!  To be
> honest, the Paradigm looks like a good match for me and everything I
> would want.  Can you help me?  Thanks in advance for any advice!
> Tara
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