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No more pumping for now.

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Spiker, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. candi-girl

    candi-girl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    well, yes, but just saying there is a 0.1 unit pen
     
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  2. CarolWoods

    CarolWoods Type 1 · Member

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    Oh WOW! So very true. One of the reasons I am about to kick my Medtronic into the bin is because the **** infusion sets fail so often.

    Thanks so much for this series of posts as it is helping me make the big decision.

    Carol
     
  3. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried all the sets that Medtronic have to offer and as a matter of interest what is the issue with them?
     
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  4. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    I was going to say the same thing as @CarbsRok . I've used most of the different types of set that Medtronic provide and I've not had an issue with failure on any of them.
     
  5. candi-girl

    candi-girl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i've tried all medtronic sets, animas ones and accu check ones in my time when i was on the pump. all made me bleed, bruise, feel sore and just not work. got so fed up with it all. MDI is working out much better, at least the insulin has gone in!
     
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    dancer Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @candi-girl, I received a card from Medtronic, a few weeks ago, telling me about a new 3mm Mio infusion set. This is aimed at slim or muscular people. Despite what my former DSN said, I am neither slim nor muscular, so decided to stick with my usual Mio.

    Have you tried this set? I did wonder if it would safely stay in place during exercise of any type. I did suggest it to a relative who's slim, 11 year old son is on the pump and is having trouble with his present set.
     
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