Last posts in this series: mySentry Trial: Starting Up & mySentry Trial: Wearing the Sensor

The mySentry device is a remote display station for the Metdronic Paradigm pumps.  Retail price is $3000, and I’m not sure whether people have had [...]

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Last post in this series: mySentry Trial: Starting Up

I wore the pump for about a week before starting on a sensor.  That time was used to become familiar with the basics of delivering insulin with a pump that was brand new to me.  My sensor training went great, [...]

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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 [...]

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Medtronic Trial Over

On October 5, 2012 By

I am done with the Medtronic MySentry trial, and am happy to report that I didn’t see another motor error or have any more unusual encounters with ceiling fans.

I have a lot [...]

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I really do like the Medtronic System so far.  It’s just unfortunate that I haven’t taken the time to write about the positives before experiencing another negative.

For the past couple of years I have been blessed to serve with Kerri on the faculty of the CWD [...]

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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 [...]

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Forgot My Meter

On May 30, 2012 By

For the first time in about eight years I forgot to take my blood sugar meter with me today.  I have been wearing a Cozmo insulin pump for at least that long, and as such, I’ve had my meter connected to me, literally.

The Cozmo pump (discontinued in [...]

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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 [...]

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I met Lane at the Medtronic Diabetes Advocate Forum last Spring.  He made quite an impression on me.

Have you ever met a person who is so smart that they exude inspiration?  That’s Lane Desborough, Product Strategist at Medtronic Diabetes.  His son, Continue Reading

Exclusive footage of a DOC late-night #sweatabetes session at the recent Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum featuring superstar Blunt Lancet keyboardist Kelly “RawSugar” [...]

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