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



 Thank you Di, and I will try. Perhaps I should wear it all the time. Its
just that, with getting old, there is so much *stuff  *to remember...
including hearing aids.
S


On 10 April 2018 at 18:30, Diana Maynard <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Steve - for things like climbing, have you tried something like a
> Spibelt? I
> find it much more secure than any clip as it canb t fall off, and itb s
> 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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