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Insight airport security

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by IceLover, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. IceLover

    IceLover Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi im going on holiday soon and i know the actual pump cant go through the xray scanner but can the handset?
     
  2. Jollymon

    Jollymon Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Tell us what pump that you’re talking about so we can understand what a handset is.
     
  3. Chas C

    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Its an Insight pump as mentioned in the post title :)

    I have always put my Insight handset through the baggage Xray, done it maybe 30+ times and its not had any issues, same for old Dexcom receivers too.

    I've never put my pump through baggage Xray or the walk in scanners.

    For the Scanners I always mention my pump and they let me walk around but then use a hand metal detector, they sometimes moan and ask you to remove your pump - only once have I done this where I felt I could trust the security operator to not touch my pump, otherwise its a hand scan.

    Walk through metal detectors are also fine for pump too.

    The only pumps Im aware off that can go through the walk in Scanners is the patch pump - Omnipod. None of the other pumps have been tested.

    Allow plenty of time as I have once been sent of to another room for a hand search too.
     
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    IceLover Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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