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Re: [IP] What would you do?

I was in the same boat you are in, and I finally decided on the Minimed.
I had tried the Omnipod and it was not for me. Too many site issues.
The minimed CGM is a pain, and because you have to have it hooked up
separate from the pump it can be a pain. I hardly use mine, as I find that
I test myself just as much as when I was using the CGM. Just realize that
when pumping you have to do what is best for you. Good luck!!
Type 1 22 years, pumping for 11!

On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Tracy Friend <email @ redacted>wrote:

> I ve been on the OmniPod since March, my old Cozmo finally died, forcing me
> to switch. While the OmniPod hasn t been ideal it does have some good
> features, like the fact that it s tubeless.
> Alas it s had more than the acceptable amount of failures, to include 2
> when
> I was more than 1 = hours from home. Now I carry an insulin pen with me for
> the next time the pump/pod fails.
> I want to get another pump. This one causes much stress and my HGA1c has
> gone from 6.8 to 7.1. But   here s the catch. OmniPod won t allow me to
> return it and get my money back. Not even just my deductible. It s past the
> 45 days. Even though they admit I ve had more than the acceptable amount of
> failures. (Both pod and pdm).
> So, I have this pdm, and a LOT of pods, that I don t trust on myself. I
> need
> something reliable. I am even considering going back to shots. Since the
> is in hold-up with any pumps and the DexCom CGM, I m nervous about moving
> to
> a new pump. I d kinda like to go back to MiniMed   but their CGM scares me
> quite frankly. I did a trial with Dexcom and I like it, but it didn t
> compare to the wonders of the Navigator, but that it not an option anymore.
> I really don t want to sink more money.
> So   what would YOU do? I need options. And quite frankly I m very tired of
> fighting, blood sugars AND pump companies.
> Please pumpers, help!!!
> Tracy F
> .
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