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Re: [IP] A vendor who pays for dead transmitters?



Who was the contact that paid for dead transmitters? Would love to know,
can get something for them instead of just more e-waste on my hands!
Thanks for the info and digging this up!
Greg

On Mar 7, 2018 5:52 AM, "Alex" <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Itb s not a perfect system but i am finding a lot of my supplies thru
> ebay &
> even Amazon! Very good prices, no Rxs. Just need to check descriptions &
> exp
> dates carefully & buy from vendors with good reviews. Since i self pay,
> itb s
> great to find good & unexpired strips (even Dexcom sensors) at a discounted
> price! Even found a vendor who pays for dead Dex transmitters. Going to
> check
> that out soon p
>
>  This week i am looking at Tandem pump cartridges & some other brand
> infusion
> sets. For that stuff, itb s more b luck of the drawb  to find. Hope this
> helps.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>  > On Mar 7, 2018, at 8:19 AM, Sue
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > I tried that, but neither my doc nor my rep have reservoirs.  I find it
> hard
> > to believe that the rep doesn't have access to some, but that's his
> claim.
> > My previous rep could always get her hands on whatever anyone needed.
> >
> > The reservoirs I ordered from an online company are scheduled to arrive
> > today.  Fingers crossed.
> >
> > Sue
> > "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in
> someone
> > else's life."
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email @ redacted
> > [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Sharon K
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 11:05 PM
> > To: email @ redacted
> > Subject: Re: [IP] Disgusted with Medtronic
> >
> > In a pinch, I have been able to get a reservoir or two  from my endo's
> > office. My CDE/Nurse practitioner usually has supplies for emergencies.
> > Perhaps yours does too? They might also be able to write you a
> prescription
> > for reservoirs that you take straight to your local pharmacy and have
> filled
> > for now.
> > Good luck!
> > Sharon
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 12:41 PM, Sue <
> > email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Robert,
> >>
> >> Well I HAVE run out.  In fact, I ran out nearly 2 weeks ago and have
> >> been reusing the same 2 reservoirs since then, all the while begging,
> >> arguing, etc., with Medtronic.  I love my pump, and have been using
> >> Medtronic pumps since I began pumping, but this is ridiculous,
> >> humiliating, and everything else.  I wish I had ordered on-line when I
> >> first ran out.  I even offered to pay for a box if they would ship it
> >> right away, and they wouldn't even do that! It is already going on 4
> >> pm here, and the reservoirs they promised to ship yesterday afternoon
> >> or this morning STILL have not been shipped.  I've already contacted
> >> Omnipod & requested a demo-sample, and will contact the others also.
> >> I wish Dexcom made pumps; they are so nice!  I just had to refill
> >> another reservoir.
> >>
> >> Sue
> >> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in
> >> someone else's life."
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: email @ redacted
> >> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Robert
> >> Braunstein
> >> Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:16 PM
> >> To: email @ redacted
> >> Subject: Re: [IP] Disgusted with Medtronic
> >>
> >> I went through the same exact thing at the end of last year and I am
> >> not on Medicare.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> I have been pumping for many years and have always had great support
> >> from Medtronic.  Lately they have been unbelievably toxic to me, so I
> >> am asking you all what other company are you happy with that doesn't
> >> treat people on Medicare like second class citizens.
> >> .
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