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Re: [IP] The new Paradigm Pump w/ continuous glucose monitoring



I just started on the Pardigm Pump 712. As such I was really interested in 
the continuous BG monitoring. What I found out is that insurance does not 
cover it. MM is only offering it in selected cities because they don't think 
they will get enough sales in smaller places. The sensor has to be changed 
regularly and is also expensive. It evidently is a good device. It is just 
out of the cost range for most people.
Brian W.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sandra Winkworth" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>; 
<email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, May 01, 2006 1:36 PM
Subject: [IP] The new Paradigm Pump w/ continuous glucose monitoring
>
> I apologize if this has always been discussed on this forum, but I was
> wondering what the thoughts were regardiing the newly FDA approved
> Paradigm Pump (522 or 722) w/ continuous glucose monitoring.   Is anybody
> using this yet?    My daughter's 12 and I'm wondering what the scoop is
> on this.   I would love for her to use this.    Is it approved for under
> 18 years of age?  Is insurannce covering this?    Is the continuous
> monitoring attachment hard to insert?      Any input would be greatly
> appreciated.
> .
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