Which insulin pump is being recalled?
The recall covers MiniMed 630G pumps sold between September 2016 to October 2019, and 670G pumps sold between June 2017 to August 2019. This totals 322,005 affected devices in the US.
What is the most discreet insulin pump?
The t:slim X2 insulin pump is the smallest durable pump available. It can integrate with the Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)* and our Control-IQ or Basal‑IQ automated insulin delivery technologies.
How much is a new Medtronic insulin pump?
The retail cost is $7,350 for the pump/CGM system. Sensors are NOT included in this price. Medtronic expects most users with insurance will pay between $500 and $1,200 out of pocket for the new pump.
Is there a recall on insulin pumps?
The FDA announced today that it has issued a recall of Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series insulin pumps as a result of problems reported with incorrect insulin dosing. Affected pumps are being recalled because of a missing or broken retainer ring, which works to keep the insulin cartridge in place within the pump reservoir.
How often do insulin pumps need to be changed?
In most cases, pump users should change the insulin in their pump’s reservoir, as well as their infusion set, every 48 hours. However the FDA approved a labeling change to insulin aspart (brand name NovoLog) that allows people to use the insulin in their pump for up to six days.
What do you need to know about an insulin pump?
Insulin pumps are small, computerized devices. They are about the size of a small cell phone. Insulin pumps deliver doses of insulin on a pre-programmed schedule. Insulin is the hormone that regulates your blood sugar. You can wear an insulin pump:
Where do you wear an insulin pump at the Cleveland Clinic?
You can wear an insulin pump: Attached to a strap under your clothes. In your pocket. On your belt. With an adhesive patch on your stomach or arm. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
How often do you change the cannula on an insulin pump?
Insulin pumps deliver rapid-acting insulin 24 hours a day through a small flexible tube called a cannula. The cannula is inserted under the skin using a needle. The needle is removed, leaving only the flexible tube under the skin. The pump user replaces the cannula every 2-3 days.