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Medtronic 780g

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by joanne75, Jun 9, 2022 at 6:52 PM.

  1. joanne75

    joanne75 · Well-Known Member

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    Looking for advice please I am currently on the Omnipod and have been offered the Medtronic as a partial loop system to get better control but would have to self fund the guardian sensors which I believe are in the same price bracket as Dexcom. I can’t afford the sensors just wondered if anyone has been funded for both. T1 34yrs thanks in advance.
  2. Dexta

    Dexta Type 1 · Member

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    I’m still using the M670g the 780’s predecessor and I’m funded the Guardian 3 sensors due to little or no hypo awareness (T1 46yrs).
    There’s really not much point in having these pumps without the sensors, but I think you already know that.
    What I don’t understand is why they expect you to self fund when all T1’s should be offered CGM or Flash monitors, unless they expect you to pay the difference between the two costs which seems trivial.
    I would certainly be asking your care team some questions. Post Code lottery?
    Please let us know how you progress with this if you can and good luck.
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