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Re: [IP] Tandem Cartridges again



 Do you have to fill the Tandem bladder 100% or can you fill it partially (like
you can do with Medtronic cartridges)?

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 > On Aug 11, 2019, at 5:49 PM, Laura Shapiro
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
 > The bladder type system in the Tandem, mixed with often low daily dose (mine
is
> 16 units per day) has resulted in some of us being unable to use the Tandem
> pump. I had high BG every three days, tossed out endless sets while testing
> things for them. In the end, I was able to get a refund post 30 days, because
 > things were so clearly documented in my account. Look far enough, you will
find
 > this is not uncommon to some people When I was looking online, I found
patients
> and even bloggers who had this situation. In many cases they received refunds
> too. Or simply stopped using and returned to an older pump. My husband works
 > with pumps for our service business. He had a fairly scientific explanation
for
> the why's behind this. It's not your imagination, and if you find yourself
 > tossing out perfectly good infusion sets and still having issues, best to
check
 > things out. Give it the thirty day test, ask for a refund if needed and be
using
> the correct insulin in the pump.
 > I might add, the service was wonderful, the rep was wonderful but getting
them
> to admit that some people cannot use this pump, was not easy (but it did
> happen).
> .
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