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Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm upgrade

Thanks so much for the feedback!  It is always difficult to change after
success with one company, but all this discussion helps!  Fran
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From: jhughey <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 11:39 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Paradigm upgrade

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> > I like the look of the Paradyme, but
> > have been reading feedback on this site and it sounds like there is
> > alot of disatisfaction the Medtronic and their customer service.  What
> > been the experience of others who have a Minimed pump, both in ther
> > satisfaction with the pump itsef and with the company?
> I was hearing beeps tonight and we had a TV on in the LR and DR, as well
> a police scanner. Couldn't figure it out.  Hugsband said it was coming
> my direction, so I turned off one TV. Still heard the beeps. It was my
> pump - I had an E-34 alarm and rec'd 0.5 of a 6.0u bolus. It stopped. I
> a shot and we ate supper. Then I called MMM - it's a holiday and I got a
> tech immediately. We were on the phone 26 minutes. He gave advice and
> Q's etc. I also took the opp. to ask about a problem I was having with
> QR SofSets. He's sending me some samples with NO mention of a charge for
> them.
> I need to pursue getting a new pump yet *this year* because of deductibles
> and we have a new ins. co. but still COBRA and Medicare is secondary.
> should pick up any deductibles I still have. I am now *considering* a 512.
> Dunno if I want to but with the BD Logic meter reading with it, it just
> sounds too much like advanced technology that my 507C does not have and I
> may be sorry to not take advantage of it. It may be my last pump (5 so
> and I have reallllllly liked my 507C that's 4.5 y/o.
> I've been a MM user for 11 years.
> Jan (64 y/o, dx'd T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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