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Re: [IPp] pump comparison



And on a personal note....Animas?? Mike, your Diestronics rep may be 5 hours
away, but I'm just a short phone call. Drake and I are getting pretty good
at this. Miss you!

Deb
Mom to Drake, 5, dx 7/5/01 and Brandon, 17!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Swaithes" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 10:56 PM
Subject: RE: [IPp] pump comparison


> Karen,
> We are in the pump research mode also, and some things that concern me
about
> the Paradigm are the proprietary set connectors, the 150 unit reservoirs
and
> if it has the static issues of the 508. We are leaning towards the Animas
> because the only negative I have come across is the relative newness of
the
> company, but the more I research that, the less that is a concern. And the
> educator and sales rep are within 15 mins of the house. Disetronic has
lots
> of great features and engineering, but the rep is 5 hrs away. I'm still
> researching and things may change, but if I had to pick right now, it
would
> be Anamis. Hopefully Lyndy and/or Sylvia will respond to your question.
They
> both helped me with information.
>
> Mike Swaithes
> Dad to Alicia 9 & Lindsey (Z) 12, dx 5/98
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of
> email @ redacted
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 8:31 PM
> To: email @ redacted; email @ redacted
> Subject: [IPp] pump comparison
>
> I'd like to get some opinions on the different brands of pumps.
> I don't want to jinx it, but I think we might have my daughter's endo
> convinced that we should give the pump a try.  I have talked to reps of
> the three big pump companies.  Since my daughter is on just 17 units a
> day, the Animas rep has told me that being able to adjust her basal by
> .05 increments would be good.  The other companies claim, for various
> reasons, that it doesn't make a difference.  I prefer a lot of the
> features on the Paradigm, but if the Animas would give us better control,
> I'd go with the Animas.  Has anyone switched from a Minimed pump to an
> Animas and noticed a difference in control?
> Thanks
> Karen, mom to Lauren 6 (dx 11/00) and Megan 4
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