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I am in the market for my first insulin pump. I will either chose the Animas Vibe with the Dexcom 4g CGM or the MiniMed 530G with Enlite. Please vote on which you would chose. Thank you!! :)

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 1979.
Tamarac, FL
Jaime, Hi, I was in the same boat. I was suckered into the Medtronic w/enlite sensor as the rep lied to me. I have the tSlim and Dexcom G5 they're not connected but it doesn't matter to me. I'm so happy with my set up. Not sure I would change as the pump works wonders for me.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1984.I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2000.
Unknown Location
We love Medtronic pumps but Dexcom cgm

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2007.
Unknown Location
I use Ominpod and Dexcom. I like not have a tube. Having real good numbers with these two.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1979.
Tamarac, FL
I would go with the tSlim and Dexcom G5. I would not use a Medtronic pump again.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1982.
Port St Lucie, FL
Use to be a Medtronic man. Until I discovered the freedom of the Insulet Omnipod joined with Dexcom g5. No tube lines and water proof.. Wpohoo.. Best of luck with your type 1.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1994.
Unknown Location
I read most of these posts. a few things... I have been on a minimed pump for well over 16 years and have been very pleased with them... except their sensors. I started with them in 2006... terrible then and honestly terrible now... I have the 530g... I loved my paradigm... I didn't even upgrade when I had my chance last year bc I didn't want to stop using my dex... which unfortunately forced me to pay 3500 out of pocket for the stupid 530g which I don't even like to be in their pathway program to get on their 670g (??) closed loop pump. but if it's anything like the one I have now... I seriously want ALL of my money back and want to go back to my trusty paradigm. the sensors always lose signal, not as accurate, a crucial part of the sensor irritated my skin terribly (nothing to do w tape or reactions, just the design) I literally wore it one time and was done. It's unfortunate but I don't think they have it with their sensors yet. not sure how they are going to pull off this 670 pump... good luck with your decision :)

Supporting a sibling with type 1 diabetes since 2001
Arlington, TX
I would go with the Animas because the Dexcom CGM is the very best.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1989.
Cedar Park, TX
Omnipod and Dexcom! Tubeless pump is amazing, no tearing, no getting tangle and no priming for a while! I tried Tslim and It's horrible, I think Medtronic is better but their sensors truly useless!

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2007.
Unknown Location
Agree Ominpod and Dexcom. Life changing.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2011.
Marston, NC
Dexcom works the best!

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