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Re: [IPp] parents of toddlers who use the 508 or Paradigm?

Lisa Clement wrote:

> Hi,
> We have been authorized for a pump for our 2.5 year old son, and now 
> we must choose between the mini-med 508 and the paradigm. I really 
> wanted the Animas or the Deltec because they both have the .05 basal 
> rate increments, but I am hoping that there are parents of toddlers 
> out there who can tell me how they were able to best use either of the 
> minimed pumps. It seems like we will have two options for Jake-- 1) go 
> back and forth between .1 and .2 (or between .0 and .1) as needed, OR 
> 2) use the diluent. If either of these have worked for any of you, I 
> would love to hear about it, or if there is another option, I would 
> love to hear it too!
> Also, I know that the paradigm got a lot of bad press early on, and I 
> am wondering if the problems have been resolved. If folks have had 
> experiences either way, it would help me make a decision. You may 
> email privately if you prefer at email @ redacted
> Thank you!
> Lisa
> mom to Jake, 2.5 years, d'xd 20 months

Hi Lisa,
We have been diluting insulin (both Humolog and Novalog) to U25 for over 
a year now.  It works great.  We are using paradigm and had our share of 

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