Designs for Tandem t:slim!

I’ve been working with Emily and Scott over at Pump Peelz to try to create a way to make Pump Peelz for the Tandem t:slim. I already knew I loved their Dexcom Peelz as well as the ones for the Verio meter, so being able to add even more personalization to my insulin pump? Well, that would just be the icing on the cake to me.

A couple of weeks ago, they sent me a prototype to try out. I was ecstatic. I knew it was a potential product for them, but to actually get to try one out and see it in person was pretty awesome.

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What was even more cool about them is that they are actually screen protectors and designs in one. Yep. That’s right. Since the t:slim is a touch-screen pump, you do need to try to have something on the screen to protect it against scratches and things that can interfere with the touch sensitivity of the pump. With having the ink printed directly onto the screen protector, this allows you to actually change the screen protector and not have to layer a peel on top of your existing one thus probably losing it if you ever wanted to change the design again. (And, if your screen protector that you have on it now is in good condition, you can also carefully remove it and simply save it on a piece of wax paper or baking parchment paper for later if you’d like).

The ink and process that is used to make the designs is actually pretty neat. These are printed in layers with a 3D printer – one of very few in the country. They start out printing the white, then add the other colors on top. It’s done similar to how 3D printers print Braille.

The fit wasn’t exactly perfect in the beginning,

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but we took some additional measurements and we think we’ve got it right now.

Yesterday, they announced on their Pump Peelz Facebook page that they are ready to go,ย and I am excited to share this with you.

And, courtesy of Pump Peelz, I am also going to be hosting a give-away fro them! FIVEย randomly chosen (with a number generator) commenters canย win a Tandem t:slim screen protector Peelz! Just leave a comment below to enter. That’s it! We’ll let you know by Friday who the winners are.

Happy t:slimming! ๐Ÿ˜€

102 thoughts on “Designs for Tandem t:slim!”

  1. I love these! I’ve been diabetic 20 years and just started the t:slim about 3 years ago. I hope I can win one! Can’t afford it at the moment but these are amazing! Kudos to you & your blog ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for making diabetes pretty!

  2. Thanks for working on this. My 11 year old daughter and I both have the t:slim and were talking about how cool it would be to have a design on them. If for no other reason, it would help us tell them apart. LOL

  3. Loving these! Can’t wait to get my son the Lego Peelz for his pump and his Dexcom. We’ve had the green monsters on his Dex for several months so it’s a good time to change it up!

  4. Super excited to get myself one of these skins! I wish I had a screen protector the second day I got my pump, since I already scratched the factory issued one!

  5. These are awesome! I am going in to be trained on my t:slim this Wednesday and am pumped (pun intended) to start using it!

  6. I had no idea these existed until I saw this blog posted on Facebook. I cannot wait till I get one in my hands! My favorite is the whimsical design!!

  7. I just ordered my dexcom and verioIQ peelz right before these became available. I am so excited you now have t:slim peelz!!!! Definitely a great way to give personality to your devices!

  8. I just love those pump pleez, they make it look so cool. I like that the screen protector is incorporated in it. Hopefully I will be chosen to win one. Thanks Sarah.

  9. I would love one of these for my new pump. I officially started insulin in it today. I’ve been on shots up until now.

  10. I would love for my daughter to get one of these. She is 5 and has had the tslim since April. She would be so happy to change the look of her pump whenever she wanted to.

  11. I love the Crystal peelz that you have! ๐Ÿ™‚ it’s great to see that period are making accessories for the t:slim too now.

  12. I so want all of these please, your blog is an awesome n amazing plethora of great information. Thank You for sharing this with us Diabetics. Bless You! !!!

  13. This is awesome! I used pump peelz with my old omnipod and they are pretty cool and add color and design to boring. Are the screen protectors that they come on a good kind?

  14. I love skins. I use one on my current Animas ping. I am going to tflex next month. I am excited to get one and protect my new pump.

  15. Love this!! My sons Tslim is on its way and he wants one of these so bad ๐Ÿ™‚ can’t wait to make this a little bit fun for him!!!

  16. Awesome!!! Awesome!! …My 13 yr. old daughter is going to love these! She will love the Blue Digital one. So cool THANKS!

  17. I may have missed the deadline, but have to say the design you showcased is beautiful, and the idea makes me teary eyed. My son to be 15 you is really struggling with accepting D right now, and I wonder if these would help at all. Curious what you think.

  18. Urban camoflauge is trending in NYC and it matches my Onsie!! 2nd choice is the butterflies. I would lovw to uave a complete wardrobe of these Peelz. One of each please. Sell a pack of all for a discounted amount and you will sell out!

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