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Re: [IP] Question on MiniMed Paradigm Real Time Glucose System


Last night I went to a MiniMed class on fine tuning your pump. The lady that
taught the class said that the sensors costs $35.00 for 10 sensors and they
need to be replaced every 2-4 days. Hope this helps! Up until the end of the
year you can turn in your pump and the pump will then cost you nothing other
the transmitter and the sensors. The kit will cost you $999. (the
transmitter)It is neat to see how it works. MiniMed doesn't turn it it to
insurance, you have to.
515-diabetic 18 years. pump 5 years
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Marty & Jamie Chansler<mailto:email @ redacted>
  To: email @ redacted<mailto:email @ redacted>
  Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 2:49 PM
  Subject: [IP] Question on MiniMed Paradigm Real Time Glucose System

  I was just wondering if anyone has this new pump and using the glucose
  sensors, if they know how much it costs to replace the transmitter once it
  goes bad? I read where it "should" last approximately nine months with
  continuous use. When I asked MiniMed about it, they told me you would have
  buy the whole kit again, which is $999. Anyone know anything on this?
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