Can you reuse a Tslim cartridge?
Failure to do so may result in over-infusion or under-infusion and may cause serious injury or death. Change your infusion set every 48–72 hours. Use of cartridges not manufactured by Tandem or reuse of cartridges may result in over-infusion or under-infusion and may cause serious injury or death.
Is tandem Tslim waterproof?
Unlike the Animas pumps and Insulet’s OmniPod, the t:slim is not completely waterproof.
Where can I place my tandem insulin pump?
- Your infusion set can be worn anywhere on your body where you would normally inject insulin. Absorption may vary from site to site.
- The most commonly used sites are the abdomen, upper buttocks, hips, upper arms, and upper legs.
- The abdomen is the most popular site because of access to fatty tissue.
Can you exercise with an insulin pump?
Exercising with an Insulin Pump The MiniMed insulin pump gives you flexibility for insulin dosing adjustments during short durations of exercise and for prolonged periods of time.
Can I reuse insulin cartridge?
Some people with diabetes use their insulin syringes and lancets more than once to save money. But makers of syringes and lancets do not recommend using them more than once. Talk with your doctor before reusing these items.
How much insulin does Tslim hold?
True to its name, the t:slim X2 insulin pump is up to 38% smaller than other insulin pumps* yet still holds up to 300 units of insulin.
Can I shower with Tslim?
We do not recommend users shower, bathe or swim with their Tandem pumps. Tandem pumps are watertight.
How long does a Tslim pump last?
A single battery charge on a t:slim X2 pump can last for up to seven days during normal use without CGM and up to five days with CGM. The best thing you can do for battery health is to charge your pump each day for 10-15 minutes or until it is fully charged.
What is infusion site?
At the end of the tubing is either a soft, flexible cannula, or a stainless steel needle. The cannula, which is a small, tapered tube, is inserted under your skin in a spot such as your abdomen, thigh or buttocks. This spot is called your infusion site, and the infusion set remains in place for up to two or three days.
How many infusion sets come in a box?
Each box contains 10 infusion sets. If you are unsure which infusion set is suitable for you, please contact your healthcare professional. If you are registered with the NDSS you may be eligible for subsidised insulin pump consumables.
Is the information contained in this section specific to the t-slim Pump?
The information contained in this section is specific to the t:slim Pump. This information provides reasonable assurance of normal operation, but does not guarantee such under all conditions. If the t:slim Pump must be used in close proximity with other electrical equipment, the pump should be
What is the T-Slim system?
of the t:slim System is for the Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII), at set and variable rates, for the management of diabetes mellitus in persons requiring insulin, for individuals 12 years of age and greater. WARNING United States (U.S.) Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.
What are the temperature limits for the T-Slim 3ML cartridge?
Temperature Limits -4°F (-20°C) to 140°F (+60°C) t:slim 3mL cartridge (300 units) REF: 003380 (10 pack) / REF: 003379 Indications for Use The cartridge is indicated as a reservoir for the delivery of rapid-acting insulin with the t:slim Pump.
How do I change the volume on my t-slim Pump?
Your t:slim Pump is delivered from Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. with the volume pre-set at High. A change to the Pump Volume can be made in Pump Settings. Pump Volume can be personalized for the Buttons, Quick Bolus, Bolus, Reminders, Alerts, and Alarms.