Tag: Insulin Pump Accessories

  • Secure Your Diabetes Devices: My Take on Mastisol Liquid Adhesive

    Secure Your Diabetes Devices: My Take on Mastisol Liquid Adhesive

    Are you grappling with the all-too-common dilemma of peeling tape from your CGM or infusion set? Today, I’m excited to share a product I recently discovered: Mastisol Liquid Adhesive. Thanks to a gracious sample from Medtronic (See my post on the Adhesive Sampler kit), I’ve discovered the “feels like nothing” effect of this mighty product.…

  • Insulin Pump Accessories

    Insulin Pump Accessories

    Here I share some of my favorite items! There’s lots of insulin pump accessories available, but really only a handful of must haves. Check out my tried and true recommendations. CGM Adhesives Making sure your CGM stays on is paramount to smooth sailing through life as an insulin pump user. Hypafix Dressing Retention Tape After…

  • A Look at Medtronic’s Adhesive Sample Kit

    A Look at Medtronic’s Adhesive Sample Kit

    As someone deeply entrenched in the world of diabetes management and technology, I’ve long been a proponent of finding the best ways to ensure our essential devices stay put. My journey has taken me through various products and solutions, with Hypafix Tape emerging as a personal favorite due to its superb adhesiveness and hypoallergenic properties.…

  • The Best Rechargeable Batteries for Your Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump

    The Best Rechargeable Batteries for Your Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump

    Making the Switch: A Journey from Lithium to Ni-MH As someone living with LADA Diabetes (Treated like Type 1 Diabetes), managing my condition effectively is crucial. An integral part of this management is ensuring that my Medtronic Minimed 780G Insulin Pump is always powered and functional. Over the years, my journey with batteries has evolved,…

  • Installed a Screen Protected on my Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump

    Installed a Screen Protected on my Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump

    Having recently upgraded to the Medtronic 780G insulin pump after a couple of years with the trusty 670G, I was taken aback by an unexpected ding on my new pump’s screen. My 670G had served me well, without a single scratch on its screen throughout its tenure. Naturally, seeing a ding on my brand-new 780G…

  • Giving the 7 Day Extended Infusion Set a Try (Medtronic Insulin Pump)

    Giving the 7 Day Extended Infusion Set a Try (Medtronic Insulin Pump)

    Changing infusion sets is always a hit or miss, literally. You either get a good site, or a bad site. A good site is one that’s painless, that absorbs well, that doesn’t bleed, and life is a bit easier until the next time you have to change the infusion set. Or, you get a bad…

  • Type 1 Tactical Insulin Pump Holster: First Impressions

    Type 1 Tactical Insulin Pump Holster: First Impressions

    After reading rave reviews on diabetes forums, I purchased the Type 1 Tactical Insulin Pump Holster for my Medtronic Minimed Pump (My pump model is the older 670G, but this one is compatible with other models including the newer 770G Insulin Pump too). It wasn’t just the excellent reviews that got me to purchase this…

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