I am currently researching insulin pumps. I have used Medtronic in the past. Now they have a tubeless pump called the Omnipod, Medtronic has a pump and the monitor that attaches near the pump site. The monitor measures the fluid in under your skin and can tell if your sugar is going below or above what range you set it to. You have to follow up with a finger stick still just to confirm. Just having an alarm go off when your sugar goes low is exciting for me because I have no symptoms of a low until I hit 30. So if anybody is currently pumping and would like to share what pump you have and how you like or dislike it I would love to have replies. I like the tubeless one definitley a high tech pump. You take this half egg shaped device to you and then get the palm pilot/glucose meter and tell it to insert needle and it does autmatically and then hit remove needle and it stores the needle inside the unit. When you check your sugar with the machine it automatically calculates your sugar and carbs if you are eating. No more ratios to figure out on your own. It has a built in carb counter. This is only one of the four I am looking at now. I will try to give everyone a little info as I learn it.
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