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Re: [IP] Infusion Sets soon a thing of the past for me (Part2)



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> I just found out about the Diaport. Is this available outside of Europe?
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To the best of my knowledge the procedure has only recently been approved in
Germany and also
in Switzerland. I don't know how far they have got in the States or
elsewhere.
I think the procedure is fairly simple, affordable and safe.
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> I  hadn't heard about it being used as a normal procedure in the U.S. And,
is
> this only for the Disetronic? Just curious.
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The DiaPort should work with all pumps except the Paradigm. The Paradigm
does not allow the use of third-party tubing AFAIK.
Also the reduced resevoir capacity would not make it a good choice,IMO,
since the refill/infusion set change evry third day routine will not apply.
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>
> I think all 3 major companies are working on closed-loop systems. That's
> what I'm waiting for. That will make the process so much easier.


I4ve been looking forward to a closed-loop system for decades now. Perhaps
Minimed will make rapid strides now that they are part of MedTronic. But
perhaps LifScan is going to surprise us all.

FS
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