AskNadia: Need Printed Insulin Pump Manual

I want to get a replacement manual for my daughter’s insulin pump. I don’t want an on-line version. I want the paper booklet. Karen South Hamilton MA Hello Karen, You can call the insulin pump company directly at their 800 number and request a manual to be mailed to you. I have listed all the phone numbers and their links as a reference source for

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Special Trade in Offer from All Insulin Pump Companies for Asante’s Snap Users

This article is being reposted with the new Tandem update on their trade-in offer for the Asante insulin pump users. If you are a Snap insulin pump user, Asante’s closure could have you scrambling, wondering what your next step is. As a former insulin pump distributor, I know how important choice is when it comes to selecting any one medical device. For this reason, I have

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Study Shows Promise for Artificial Pancreas

Insulin pump maker Animas has taken another step toward perfecting (and hopefully putting on sale) the first artificial pancreas. The company doesn’t call it anything that clear-cut, instead referring to the device as “a closed-loop insulin delivery system.” Whatever you call it, the system is based on a simple concept. What if you could make your insulin pump talk to your continuous blood glucose monitor?

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The Reason to Believe (r2b) Diabetes Diplomat program

You might think that it is too late to do anything for Diabetes Awareness Month. Heck, it’s late November, so it’s too late, right? Nope, wrong. You see, diabetes didn’t just go away during the last month. Diabetes is funny that way-it just does not care. Well, we care. We’re the Diabetes Research Institute, and we want to end diabetes forever. The DRI has Reason

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Swimmers with Diabetes Cross English Channel

Claire Duncan is one of many people with type 1 diabetes who wears a continuous glucose monitor and an insulin pump, in this case, an Animas® VibeTM. In an age of almost routine medical marvels, Duncan doesn’t really seem to be an exception. Except for one thing: On July 21, she was one of three people with diabetes who were members of a six-person team that

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