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Pumps and upgrades ?

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by prickles1998, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. prickles1998

    prickles1998 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi :) im on the minimed paradigm pump 715 since January this yr and I wanted a pump..just not this one..I would have preferred an animas pump (they seem to be more reliable and modern).
    So, does anyone know
    (1)when I can get an upgrade?
    (2) if I can change to an animas pump from a medtronic? And has anyone done the same ?

    Thx..Nikki

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  2. jodysd6

    jodysd6 · Well-Known Member

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    When I got my first pump I was at a hospital and they only offered minimed, after a couple of years I moved back to my local hospital but hadn't thought about when it would be due an upgrade so it ended up when I was in hospital and a diabetes nurse realised it had been 5 years and should have been replaced after 4. This hospital offered me a choice of what I wanted so I switched to accu chek about 18 months ago, though I now wish I had gone for the animas!
     
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    prickles1998 Type 1 · Active Member

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