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Re: [IPk] Medtronic 640g - new clip design



 Steve - for things like climbing, have you tried something like a Spibelt? I
find it much more secure than any clip as it canbt fall off, and itbs easily
adjustable to fit around harnesses etc.
Di


 > On 10 Apr 2018, at 18:18, Steve Boorman
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> oh, thank you for the update on clips, Barbara - most encouraging! The clip
> is hardly medical, but a good clip is so important. Having lost two of the
> original clips (one when on a rock face, aargh) I bought a leather case,
> which is enormous, with a ferocious clip which is hard to connect but
> (because it is a bent piece of sprung steel) can still come off and did so
> last week when I was addressing an audience, who at least learned something
> about diabetes and pumps, though I was trying to promote my poetry. The
> clip on the old pump was great.
> All this surround stuff is really important: I have lost the new meter
> which came with my 640G pump and for the last two months (at least) there
> are no replacement meters - so can't connect to the pump, and can't upload
> the data. I think the Medtronic pump is wonderful, but all the surround
> really matters.
> Taken with the last posts here,  it seems to me that pump companies need to
> talk - and listen - to users rather more.
> Steve
> 
> On 10 April 2018 at 17:36, Barbara Roberts <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all
>> I am so fed up of the rain - but on a brighter note I was talking to a
>> Medtronic rep at the hospital a couple of weeks ago and discovered that
>> there is a new clip out for the 640g - I phoned customer support and now
>> have 2 new clips. They are a bit chunkier than the original design, but oh,
>> so much better - will now clip onto random bits of clothing whilst I get
>> dressed etc and feel much more secure on my waistband.
>> 
>> Barbara
>> PS was also given a couple of the new Mio Advance sets to try - loved them,
>> so much easier than the Mio, pity I have quite a lot of Mios to use up
>> first!
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