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Re: [IP] Fwd: [Diabetes Technology Announcements] - Tandem Tslim and G4 integration FDA approved!



The pump site and CGM sensor have to be AT LEAST an inch (preferably more)
apart or you will get false low readings from the insulin.   So you have to
have 2 separate sites inserted.
On Sep 9, 2015 6:34 PM, "Annabella Lewis" <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Yes, the T-Slim only replaces the receiver, like the Animas Vibe. The
> sensor &
> transmitter
> stay the same, so sorry you still need 2 things inserted into your bode.
>
> From:                   "Nora Nevers"
> <email @ redacted>
> To:                     <email @ redacted>
> Subject:                RE: [IP] Fwd: [Diabetes Technology Announcements]
> - Tandem
>         Tslim and G4  integration FDA approved!
> Date sent:              Wed, 9 Sep 2015 14:45:22 -0500
> Send reply to:          email @ redacted
>
> > Do you still have a separate sensor and the infusion set?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email @ redacted
> > [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Cindi
> > Goldman-Patin
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 1:50 PM
> > To: insulin-pumpers-digest <email @ redacted>;
> > email @ redacted
> > Subject: [IP] Fwd: [Diabetes Technology Announcements] - Tandem Tslim
> and G4
> > integration FDA approved!
> >
> > Hot off the press
> >
> > Sent from Cindi's iPhone
> >
> >
> > Begin forwarded message:
> >
> > > Resent-From: email @ redacted
> > > From: "Molly McElwee- Malloy, RN,CDE" <email @ redacted>
> > > Date: September 9, 2015 at 11:55:14 EDT
> > > To: email @ redacted
> > > Subject: [Diabetes Technology Announcements] - Tandem Tslim and G4
> > integration FDA approved!
> > > Reply-To: "Molly McElwee- Malloy, RN,CDE" <email @ redacted>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes CareB., Inc.
> > (NASDAQ: TNDM) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration
> approval of
> > the t:slim G4b " Insulin Pump, the first and only touch-screen pump with
> > continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) integration, for use by people 12
> years
> > of age or older who use insulin. It combines features of the t:slimB.
> > Insulin Pump and  Dexcom G4B. PLATINUM CGM System, devices that have
> > consistently ranked #1 in independent surveys1, into a single device
> that is
> > simple to use.
> > The t:slim G4 Pump is the only pump that conveniently displays CGM graphs
> > and trend information with current insulin delivery activity together on
> the
> > home screen to help make informed treatment decisions. Orders for the
> t:slim
> > G4 Insulin Pump can be placed now with shipments expected to begin in
> > October 2015.
> > >
> > > "The t:slim G4 Pump combines our intuitive touch-screen interface and
> > > bright
> > color display with Dexcom's CGM technology, giving the diabetes
> community a
> > powerful new tool to help simplify therapy management," said Kim
> > Blickenstaff, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tandem Diabetes
> Care.
> > "CGM integration has been one of the most requested features since the
> > launch of the t:slim Pump.  The addition of t:slim G4 to our product
> family
> > allows us to address a wider variety of diabetes management needs through
> > the broadest range of insulin pump options available from one company."
> > >
> > > "The integration of Tandem's touch-screen interface and Dexcom's G4
> > > PLATINUM
> > CGM product could prove to be a powerful combination for people with
> > diabetes," said Kupper Wintergerst, MD, pediatric endocrinologist at the
> > University of Louisville and director of the Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care
> > Center in Louisville, KY.  "It's great to have another integrated option
> for
> > my patients, particularly one with an age indication for people as young
> as
> > 12 years old."
> > >
> > > "We believe the t:slim G4 Pump's touch screen technology and simple
> > > user
> > interface are a great combination for Dexcom G4 PLATINUM CGM
> integration,"
> > said Steve Pacelli, EVP, Strategy and Corporate Development at Dexcom.
> > "CGM-integration is key to future automated insulin delivery technology,
> and
> > we are pleased to be working with a company like Tandem who is
> continuously
> > innovating to make diabetes technology simpler to use for people with
> > diabetes."
> > >
> > > The t:slim G4 Pump is the newest addition to the Company's family of
> > products, which includes the t:slimB. and t:flexb " Insulin Pumps.  Each
> > pump in the portfolio features a touch-screen with a streamlined,
> > user-friendly interface.  This provides people rapid access to frequently
> > used features while eliminating the need for excessive scrolling and
> button
> > pressing, making these features simple to learn and simple to use. Each
> > Tandem product utilizes modern technology, such as a built-in
> rechargeable
> > battery and micro-USB port for convenient charging and fast data
> transfers.
> > They also feature the Company's Micro-DeliveryB. technology that allows
> for
> > basal delivery every 5 minutes in increments as small as 0.001 unit. The
> > t:slim G4 and t:slim Pumps are the slimmest and smallest durable insulin
> > pumps on the market, yet still hold up to 300 units of insulin, and the
> > t:flex offers similar size benefits while holding up to 480 units of
> > insulin.
> > >
> > > The t:slim G4 Pump can operate as a stand-alone insulin pump without
> > > CGM, or
> > be paired with a Dexcom G4 PLATINUM sensor.  When paired with a sensor,
> the
> > CGM component of the pump closely mimics the interface of the Dexcom
> system,
> > tracking glucose continuously and displaying color-coded graphs and
> arrows
> > directly on the Pump's home screen2.  The system also allows users to
> > program personalized information, such as glucose targets and alerts, and
> > has an alarm feature to notify the user if glucose levels rise or fall to
> > dangerous levels.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tandem-diabetes-care-announces-fda-a
> > p
> > proval-of-tslim-g4-insulin-pump-with-cgm-integration-300139659.html
> > >
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