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Re: [IPk] Paradigm VEO & CGM



Hi Tom

I think the info you're looking for might be here:
http://www.medtronic-diabetes.co.uk/patientstories/hypo-protection

Melissa


On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 7:44 PM, Tom Falconer <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hi Barbara,
>
> Could you forward the email to me, please.  I have the Veo, and my l am
> interested in trying a CGMS for longer than the few days my DSNs would
> allow me to try.
>
> Regards,
>
> Tom
>
> On Monday, 31 March 2014, Barbara Roberts <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Fay
> > I use Enlites with a Veo.  I find it easy to use, but not always entirely
> > accurate, especially if I have been lying on the sensor area in bed.
> Having
> > said that I love having access to CGM as it gives you so much more info.
> I
> > do know that people on various forums say that Dexcom sensors will last
> and
> > last which is obviously a financial help, I usually get about 8 days from
> > Medtronic ones..  My first Medtronic transmitter lasted 4 years (then I
> > replaced it with my new pump as it was cracking, but still working).
> > However, I don't use CGM continuously.  it is rechargeable, whereas the
> > Dexcom one isn't I believe.
> >
> > By the way, if anyone is interested i have had an email from medtronic
> for
> > a starter kit of transmitter, 5 sensors and inserter for #275 instead of
> > #765. I could forward it to anyone interested off list (it's too
> graphical
> > to copy in here).
> >
> > Barbara
> >
> >
> > On 31 March 2014 17:34, fay Crapper <email @ redacted<javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi everyone
> > >
> > > I am still undecided about my replacement pump and was wondering if
> > anyone
> > > using the Paradigm VEO and CGM would share their thoughts with me.
> > >
> > > I am wondering about the life of sensors and transmitter and how anyone
> > is
> > > finding the accuracy of information given by the Medtronic sensors.  I
> > have
> > > read some articles about the old sensors that showed them not being too
> > > accurate and don9t want to make the wrong choice.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > Fay
> > > .
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