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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V13 #1217



 Are there any cannula sets that are superior to Medtronic that are compatible
with MM?

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 > On May 22, 2017, at 6:43 PM, Linda Haering
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Appreciate both Laddie and Sharon's input.  Thanks!
> 
> Was thinking I would wait a couple of months for the integration of 
> Dexcom 5 onto t-slimX2  pump screen. (Cannot tolerate having two 
> separate devices.)  Have never in 30 years had any pump but a Medtronic 
> but have felt betrayed in recent years by what has proven to me an 
> unreliable, inaccurate, crazy making CGM alarm system.   Have wondered 
> how their plastic cannula sets impact delivery and my not particularly 
> good HB1C's, and why they have not come up with more stable sets.
> 
> I stayed with Medtronic because I sleep alone and was worried about 
> hypos during the night.  But that enticing threshold alert system is 
> useless because the CGM is so inaccurate.  Drives me crazy saying I am 
> headed for a low when my blood sugar is 100 points higher than the CGM 
> thinks it is!  So I shut it off; I need to sleep.
> 
> That Dexcom5 is already FDA approved for bolusing could be the deciding 
> factor for me. That seems to prove it is reliably very accurate.  I also 
> appreciate that the transmitter range is 20 feet (I'm told) - not the 3 
> or 4 feet of the Medtronic CGM -and that I can really hear -at age 74- 
> the alerts, unlike on my Paradigm 530 with CGM system.  The screen looks 
> brighter - and in color - much better for these old eyes.
> 
> I can only get a new pump every 4 years, so appreciate that Tslim is 
> bluetooth and can be updated by downloading software rather than having 
> to buy a new pump. Will that be the same for the new medtronic pump, I 
> wonder?
> 
> Thanks to everyone contributing to this forum.
> 
> 
> 
> n 5/22/2017 4:53 PM, insulin-pumpers-digest wrote:
>> insulin-pumpers-digest      Monday, May 22 2017      Volume 13 : Number 1217
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