I recently had an opportunity to try the Medtronic mySentry product for a few months.
Because I wasn’t using one of their pumps, this trial meant I had the opportunity to experience the whole suite of their products. A paradigm pump, their CGM transmitter and sensors, the One Touch UltraLink meter, the [...]Continue Reading →
Evidence of a delicious cob of corn, and a motor error.
To be fair, this pump was snatched out of my hand last night when the infusion tubing snagged on a moving ceiling fan, was whipped around at high speed and thrown violently into the closet. I would bet that nobody in the [...]Continue Reading →
Medtronic Diabetes hosted the second ‘Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum’ at their headquarters in Northridge, CA last week. Myself and nearly thirty others involved in diabetes social media spent about a day and a half visiting with some of the brightest minds at Medtronic.
I am always encouraged by the caliber of people that [...]Continue Reading →
“Imagine having to pump your own heart because it didn’t do it by itself. And when you want to sleep you have to pump it slower. For exercise you would have to speed it up. You would have to know the rate of pumping for every activity. Do you think you could do it? Do you think it would be easy?”— George Simmons, Facebook
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