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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V13 #1502 different pump



What a nightmare, Stacey.  The sales rep probably wanted the sale to
his nam.  I agree that is pretty cr....y.  Still using my Cozmo.
Happy New Year

On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 8:46 PM Stacey Nagel
<email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> i agree with you about the aggressiveness of Medtronic...
> In 2002, my son was looking for his first pump.
> we met all 3 reps at the time....  medtronic, animas and deltec Cozmo...
> In those days, the reps came to your house...
> we saw 1 each day in 3 days....
> medtronic was first....
> the next morning I got a call from their office asking for our info to
> order the pump... and I had specifically told the Med rep that we were
> looking at 2 other pumps...the 2nd day after seeing him, I got a call from
> Jesses endo, who said that the Medtronic rep told him we were getting their
> pump?????and he wanted me to call and give them our info.I
>  told him  that we haven't decided yet... but because they were so
> aggressive/annoying- I wasnt going to get their pump  !
> My son decided to get the Cozmo... best decision....
> about a week or 2 later, I got a letter in the mail saying that they again
> needed my info, with a whole bunch of forms...
> I resealed the envelope and sent it back...wrote return to sender on it...
> for at least a year afterwards, I was getting mail from them thanking me
> for choosing them??
> losers....
> Stacey...
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 7:03 PM Liliana Wells <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > I like your "Please don't let you non-diabetic doctor tell you which
> > pump is right for you."  We have to do our own research these days.
> > Happy New Year.
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 6:25 PM will barishman
> > <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > >
> >  > I was never a fan of Medronics because of stories like the two on v13
> > #1501 .
> >  > I have heard many horror stories about Medtronics public relations. I
> > went
> > from
> > > Animas to Tandems T slim G4 and have a year to go before my warranty
> > runs out
> >  > and I can upgrade to one of Tandems newer if available a closed loop
> > system.
> > I
> > > called the corporate offices'and actually spoke to an officer of the
> > company
> >  > with my concern with their switching from the luer lock infusion sets to
> > their
> >  > own propietary connection. They made sure to have a sales rep drive
> > well over
> > 2
> >  > hours to bring me many many samples of their new sets.Medtronics is a
> > very
> > very
> >  > agressive sales force agressively seeing doctors and promoting their
> > products. (
> >  > I use the Medtronics Quick sets) and am running out of the Quick sets
> > and
> > will
> > > have to switch to their new sets and cartridges, oh well,Tandem seems to
> > be a
> > > nicer company and I do not let my doctors decide which pump is rtgt for
> > me. I
> > > also use the Dexcom CGM which is the on!
> >  > ly CGM approved by Medicare and my insurance company. Please don't let
> > you
> > non
> > > diabetic doctor tell you which pump is right for you. > On January 2,
> > 2019 at
> > > 10:20 PM email @ redacted wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> >  > > insulin-pumpers-digest Wednesday, January 2 2019 Volume 13 : Number
> > 1502
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > PLEASE edit the subject line of your reply messages.
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> > > > [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V13 #1501
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> > > > Re: [IP] My Happy New Year Message to Medtronic
> > > > RE: [IP] My Happy New Year Message to Medtronic
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