Talking to My Healthcare Provider About Pump Therapy

Read how Tandem pump user Kerri Sparling got past her initial hang-ups about moving to her first insulin pump after 17 years of injections.
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| Mar 13, 2017

Customer Technical Support Specialists share what it’s like to work at Tandem

Customer Technical Support Specialists at Tandem respond to and manage technical support calls and emails, helping troubleshoot issues for pump users and their families. They investigate problems on an individual basis, thoroughly document each issue, and collaborate with Tandem field representatives across the country to ensure that each patient receives a timely and satisfactory resolution. They are also customer advocates who represent the customer’s needs internally. They’re looking to grow their team.
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| Mar 03, 2017

Why I Love Pumping Insulin

When Kerri Sparling was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of seven, back in 1986, insulin pumps weren’t a readily available option. She spent years taking her insulin doses with a syringe which made diabetes feel like an event, something she says brought her life to a halt. Learn how pumping changed all of that.
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| Feb 10, 2017

Treat Yourself to the Ultimate Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Join TCOYD’s team of type 1 diabetes specialists for a weekend that could change the way you live. The National Type 1 Weekend Conference and Retreat, happening June 23-25 in San Diego, is TCOYD’s first conference focused entirely on adults with type 1 diabetes.
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| Feb 10, 2017

Featured User: Liam Scott

When Liam was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 7, his parents promised that he could keep doing all of the things he loved doing. Liam returned to rock climbing just three days after his diagnosis. Dedication and hard work are inherent characteristics to the sport of rock climbing, which have helped shape the way Liam lives his life.
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| Feb 10, 2017

Spare A Rose this Valentine's Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your love for that special someone with a gift that truly gives something: Life, for a child.
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| Feb 09, 2017

Al Singer on What Tandem is Looking For in Sales

Al manages both sales and clinical specialists in the gulf coast area and is looking to add a passionate and dedicated salesperson to his team. Al has lived with diabetes for 38 years and views helping patients with diabetes as his personal and professional mission in life.
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| Feb 09, 2017

Fit for the New Year – Healthy Nutrition with Christel Oerum

What are your health goals for the new year? Maybe to take better care of yourself, improve your diabetes management, or eat a healthier diet? Learn to set goals that come from a place of self-care and self-love from blogger, certified personal trainer, fitness model, and diabetes advocate Christel Oerum.
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| Dec 22, 2016

Jason Farnan on What Tandem is Looking For in Software

At Tandem Jason is the User Experience Design Manager and is the lead designer of our flagship product, the t:slim G4™ Insulin Pump. Working with Tandem for over 7 years, his role involves designing workflow diagrams and interactive prototypes, as well as exploring regulatory requirements and patient needs for a wide user demographic. He's looking to grow his team.
| Dec 21, 2016

Printable Note for Flying with Your Pump

Planning to travel by air with your insulin pump? Below is a link to a new printable note that we hope will help make your path through security smoother.
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| Dec 08, 2016

Featured User: Morgan Feight

Morgan and her identical twin sister, Megan, studied in Tanzania through a University of Georgia study abroad program. They extended their trip to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro with classmates and their professor before heading home to the U.S. Here she shares the secrets to summiting successfully.
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| Dec 08, 2016

As the Weather Gets Colder, What Do You Do to Protect Your Gear from the Elements?

The outdoor adventure crew at Connected in Motion has a few general suggestions that you can use, which may help keep your insulin safe when you are out in the cold this winter. And remember, Tandem insulin pumps are the only pumps with a temperature sensor that will warn you when the temperature inside the pump has reached a level that may have compromised the insulin in the cartridge.
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| Dec 08, 2016

Featured User: Kerri Orr

Kerri Orr, one of Tandem’s very own People Behind the Pump recently returned from a thrill-seeking journey off the coast of South Africa, where she fittingly celebrated her diaversary and 20 years of “surviving and thriving” with diabetes by going on the trip of a lifetime.
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| Dec 08, 2016

The end of the year is a great time to save on out-of-pocket costs for a new insulin pump

It’s the perfect time to explore new technology and to take advantage of the remaining funds in your Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account. These funds often don’t carry over to the next year, so make sure not to end the year with unclaimed health benefits – December 31st will be here sooner than you think!
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| Dec 08, 2016

Upgrade to a t:slim X2 Pump with your remaining 2016 FSA Funds

It’s the perfect time to explore new technology and to take advantage of the remaining funds in your Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account to upgrade your t:slim or t:slim G4 Pump to the new t:slim X2 Insulin Pump. These funds often don’t carry over to the next year, so make sure not to end the year with unclaimed health benefits.
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| Dec 08, 2016

Chris Angell, Marketing Project Manager

At Tandem, Chris manages or contributes to a variety of projects within the Marketing Department, spanning print, digital, and video production. As someone living with diabetes, he is focused on creating content that addresses the real-life needs of people with diabetes, in both our educational and promotional materials.
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| Dec 08, 2016

Extend your holiday meal coverage with the Extended Bolus feature

One of the most notable differences between insulin pump therapy and multiple daily injections is the ability to deliver an insulin bolus over an extended period of time. This can provide a great deal of flexibility and control when eating certain types of food, as well as when you’re eating over a longer period of time.
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| Nov 22, 2016

Cell Phone Solution for Emergency Medical Identification

Apple iPhones with iOS 8 or higher have a new version of EMI that’s easy to set up and carry with you at all times on your mobile device!
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| Oct 25, 2016

With CGM data on his pump, Will Cross is inspired to climb

Will Cross wondered if Mera Peak would mark the end of his high altitude carrier, but his first trek with his t:slim G4 Insulin Pump gave him inspiration to continue climbing.
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| Oct 25, 2016

Annual Tandem Carvathon

We partnered with our favorite pump decorators at Pump Peelz to bring you the first annual Tandem Carvathon! We're challenging the community to get out their carving tools and create some diabetes themed pumpkins.
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| Oct 25, 2016

From time to time, we may pass along: suggestions, tips, or information about other Tandem Insulin Pump user experiences or approaches to the management of diabetes. However, please note individual symptoms, situations, circumstances and results may vary. Please consult your physician or qualified health care provider regarding your condition and appropriate medical treatment. Please read the Important Safety Information linked below before using a Tandem Diabetes Care product.

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