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Re: [IP] Reviews and opinions on t:slim pump



That's good to know. Seems like a major inconvenience to deal high BG,
especially once you've dealt with an irritating and incomvenient occlusion.

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, tom bugby <email @ redacted> wrote:

> My hang up with the t - slim is that when I have an occlusion it only tells
> me how much insulin was delivered BEFORE I fix the clog but not after its
> fixed and ready to go again.  So I have to consciously think about
> remembering what the bolus was and how much I got of it, then fix what ever
> was causing the occlusion, then go back and deliver the rest. If you don't
> at least make a mental note of it then your screwed because you can't go
> back and find it later. (At least not that I have found.) So if you don't
> remember to really look before you move on then you have to test 4 or 5
> times in the next few hours to medicate properly for your BG.
> Frustrating!  Cozmo alerts you AFTER you have fixed the problem, it's like
> "hey buddy, you didn't get all of your insulin remember? Just looking out
> for you well being because that is what a good friend does" and I'm all
> like, "Thanks cozmo, you ARE a good friend. Not like that jerk t-slim, all
> smug, luring me in with his touch screen and then leaving me high and dry
> when he gets all clogged and stuff. Thanks again cozmo, you're the BEST!"
> So in conclusion,  if you can remember to remeber, it's not all that bad.
> Your choice,  good luck.
> On Apr 9, 2014 8:37 PM, <email @ redacted <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> > From what I understand, John Walsh had input on the design/features of
> the
> > t-sslim. He was also very involved in the design/features of the Cozmore
> -
> > which in my mind (small as my mind is) was the bestest pump ever!
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >
> > From: "Doug T-Slim+Dx" <email @ redacted <javascript:;>>
> > To: email @ redacted <javascript:;>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 5:47:08 PM
> > Subject: RE: [IP] Reviews and opinions on t:slim pump
> >
> > I like mine
> > I don't like how long it takes to prime and I wish it had the features
> the
> > cozmo had and it let you see more history on the pump but those are minor
> > issues
> > I wish it was integrated with Dexcom but again small issue
> >
> > The support is good and it's the best choice for me
> >
> > If you have specific questions email me off line
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email @ redacted <javascript:;>
> > [mailto:email @ redacted <javascript:;>] On Behalf
> Of d-d
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 9:48 AM
> > To: email @ redacted <javascript:;>
> > Subject: Re: [IP] Reviews and opinions on t:slim pump
> >
> > There's a t-slim users group on FB if you're interested, not to steal
> > people
> > away from IP, but it is a good resource. Write to me off-list if you'd
> like
> > to hang out there. B Every horror story you can imagine regarding the
> > t-slim
> > shows up on the blog. B When the cartridge recall happened, the news went
> > on
> > FB immediately, even though Tandem didn't put it on their page right
> away.
> > But there are also tips and tricks, success stories, and so on. B
> > Naturally I
> > posted re my record-setting A1C yesterday.
> >
> > The change cartridge procedure is guided by screens on the pump. Follow
> > instructions and push buttons carefully and it's a snap. Priming takes
> > longer...much longer...how long is this going to run???
> >
> > Now, if I can get an A1C that is at the tippy top of normal range for
> > everybody, not just people with D, with my pump, I'm definitely not going
> > to
> > trade it in for anything else!
> >
> > Denise Br.
> > t-slim since 10/2012
> > Dex G4 since 12/2012
> > Wheat-free (low carb) since 3/2013
> >
> > On 4/9/2014 8:41 AM, Bob Scott wrote:
> > B > I am reviewing pumps and I am intrigue by the t:slim pump. I would
> > appreciate B > any opinions and experiences using this new pump. What do
> > you
> > like and dislike?
> > B > Would you make the decision to go with the t:slim again based on what
> > you
> > know
> > > now?
> > >
> > B > The micro-delivery technology is very new. Do you find it reliable?
> > Changing
> > > cartridges?
> > >
> > > Thank you so much!
> > >
> > > Bob
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