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Re: [IP] 670G



I won't be eligible for a new pump for a while, but I am doing advance
research.  Do you know if you HAVE to use the CGM?  Or is it optional?
 Thanks

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Angela Price
<email @ redacted> wrote:
>  I got the 630g in March so I could get the next pump 670 through priorities
 > access. 670 is supposed to have a better, newer sensor. I'm hoping the 670 is
as
> good as promised.
 > 630 g is not my favorite pump. It doesn't seem user friendly at all. The RN
CDE
> warned me about the bolusing. 3 months later I'm still not 100% of the time
 > completing a bolus. Too many buttons to press it goes to the next screen &
the
 > next& the next. You can't use your factors when you bolus from the meter only
a
> manual bolus. Bolus is the most frequent fiction performed with a pump. It
> should be easier. So far I think I've heard the alarm telling me I didn't
> complete a bolus. The Animas Ping & Cozmo where much easier.
 > I also hate the alarm screens you have to button press down to the next
page??
>  The Elite isn't as accurate as the Dexcom G5 maybe because it's a generation
 > behind? It's also annoying when you can & can't calibrate. Dex had none of
those
 > rules. Sensor shuts off if calibration wasn't done. For example it asked for
a
> calibration while I was getting ready to leave the house. I'm blow drying my
 > hair in the bathroom meter is in kitchen. Sensor shuts off. I don't know I'm
too
> low to drive until I'm in the car testing with my meter. I then remembered I
> should have calibrated. It has a snooze button but didn't hear it?
 > It has 5 menus! Remembering which menu to go to for which function was hard
at
> first. It has a basal menu button but that isn't where you adjust the basal.
 > The MiniMed people have all been great & this is the fastest I've gotten a
pump
> & ordering supplies from them seems easy.
 > MiniMed is the only company with a pump that responds to high & low blood
sugar
 > so hopefully the 670 will be worth all the button pressing & the learning
curve.
 > Maybe this is what the previous MM pumps were like so MM people don't have
that
> much trouble with the pump.
> Angela
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>  > On Jun 4, 2017, at 8:41 AM, Nancy Bruns
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>
>> Just a FYI, both my daughter and I have the tandem t-slim pump and we love
>> them.
>> On Sun, Jun 4, 2017 at 5:13 AM Kathleen Kienle <
>> email @ redacted> wrote:
>>
>>> Was thinking of getting one. What is the problem with it. What pump did
>>> have
>>> before this?
>>> Kathie
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>> On Jun 3, 2017, at 9:20 PM, James S Durr
>>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I have a 630G from Medtronic and it sucks.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> James S Durr
>>>> email @ redacted
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: michael <email @ redacted>
>>>> To: IP <email @ redacted>
>>>> Sent: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 1:08 pm
>>>> Subject: [IP] 670G
>>>>
>>>> Any one that has a 670G if you'd drop me a note I'd like to ask you a
>>>> couple of questions.
>>>>
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