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Which pump?

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by JessicaCM, Sep 29, 2017.

  1. JessicaCM

    JessicaCM Type 1 · Member

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    Hey everyone,

    After over a year of asking and working towards getting an insulin pump I am finally going for an assessment next month! I am hoping this will lead to me finally getting a pump, but then the question is which one to pick?

    I’m looking between the Medtronic 640g, Animas Vibe & Accu Chek Insight..

    What are people’s opinions on these three pumps? Pros? Cons?

    Thanks in advance for your help!
    Jess
     
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    JessicaCM Type 1 · Member

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    Thank you!
     
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    Picci Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have just made my choice, I'm going for the Animas Vibe, it's a hard decision!
     
  4. Chas C

    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I found the best way was to write down what I wanted from my pump and then go through tick boxing the ones that met my needs.

    For me it was a close call between the Vibe and the Insight, the Insight won because of my need to sometimes operate via a remote.
     
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    Jojo1915 Type 1 · Member

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    I have chosen to trail the insight in a couple of weeks
     
  6. cumbria-pumper

    cumbria-pumper · Active Member

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    Are you allowed to consider the OmniPod? I've been using it for three weeks. Glad not to have a tube although it's larger on the body consoles with a tubed "set" but without the separate box.
     
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