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Dexcom CGM

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Jessd, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    You don't need to move onto an Animas pump to do that Beccy. You can just buy the G5 transmitter and some sensors.
     
  2. CapnGrumpy

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    Last I heard, it was due out some time this year, but no actual date. The pump coordinator at my hospital also said that they had an internal approval process that needed to be completed by the hospital before the new pump would be available to patients. That was in December. At the time (partly because my pump is self-funded) I didn't want to wait so I finally get an Animas Vibe tomorrow. There should be an Animas rep there, so will ask.

    As Tim wrote, you can use the G5 with just the transmitter, sensor, and an iPhone. Not sure if it's still on, but I believe Dexcom were doing an offer of 1 transmitter and 1 sensor for £150.
     
  3. tim2000s

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    There was discussion late last year about it being announced, but I seem to recall they were talking about August 2017 or so. I think it rather depends on the decisions being made in J&J's review of what they do with their pump division.
     
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    Thanks @CapnGrumpy and @tim2000s

    I think I might take the plunge and see if that offer is still on!
     
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  5. CapnGrumpy

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    OK - no Animas rep at the pump thing today, but they were in a fortnight ago. The word on the street is that the G5 Animas pump will be launched <drum roll> "some time this year!"
     
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