Daily Archives: May 23, 2014

A ramble as clumsy as the pump’s name itself

I told myself that I would give it some time before posting a recap of my trial on a new pump (you know, the awkwardly titled Medtronic Minimed 530G with Enlite).  Now, nearly two months in, seems as good a time as ever.  But just when I think I’ve formed an opinion on the Minimed 530G, I find a reason to change it.

Case-in-point.  It started out wonderfully. The sensor tracked my blood sugar really, really well. I even put this nifty mash-up of Carelink Pro data (provided to me by my trainer, as I apparently lack the credentials or qualifications to do it myself).


Enlite-CareLinkProThe line is the sensor readings. The dots are the fingersticks.  They are pretty damn close, if I do say so myself.

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