Daily Archives: April 7, 2014

The thought that precedes trying


Believe it or not, I was getting ready to go through the process to upgrade to the 530G when the offer to participate in a trial came to my Inbox.

At the time, I perceived my odds of actually going through with the upgrade to be about 50/50. When I inquired several months ago, my insurance company confirmed that I may upgrade after three years, but Medtronic told me I must wait out my current warranty, which means four. I’ve read about the troubles of others who have had inconsistent upgrade-eligibility dates, so I was mentally preparing to embark in full battle-mode and get my new pump. The end of March marked three years for me with the 523-aka-Revel.

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