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New pump expected on Monday!

I had been reviewing insulin pumps and comparing features. I am at a bit of a disadvantage as I have not used a pump before. I had considered a t-slim pump with a Dexcom 4 Platnum CGM setup.  This was my favored choice, but I did not like the idea of having to carry my cell phone, an insulin pump, and a glucose meter for CGM. All this in addition to the other supplies we cart around daily. The integration of the Medtronic system eliminated one of those items.

So I have chosen a Medtronic 530G with Enlite® Sensor.

Thus the Purple pump.


I am usually not partial to purple, but the blue was very bright, and the black and clear were bland. I decided to make a statement.