SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® and t:flex™ Insulin Pumps, today announced that the t:slim Insulin Pump was again ranked first in overall satisfaction when compared to other commonly used insulin pumps in the United States. The study was conducted by independent market research company dQ&A and included data from a patient panel of 1,170 pump users. This is the second year in a row that the t:slim Pump has ranked first for overall satisfaction by dQ&A's Patient Panel.
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In the same survey, the t:slim Pump scored #1 rankings for satisfaction in 14 out of 18 categories, including size, reading the display, ease of training, safety features, alarms and alerts and consumer software. Tandem also ranked first in customer support.
"We are extremely proud to see the t:slim Insulin Pump recognized for its design, and Tandem for its customer support," said Kim Blickenstaff, president and CEO of Tandem Diabetes Care. "This acknowledgement is particularly meaningful coming from the diabetes community, with whom we partner to develop all of our products and services, and it is an honor that we will strive to maintain."
dQ&A (www.d-qa.com) is a San Francisco-based market research company focused on people with diabetes and the products and therapies they use. In their December 2014 survey, 1,170 pump users reported their level of satisfaction with their insulin pump, both overall, and across 18 categories. Satisfaction scores were ranked based on statistical significance at a 95% confidence level. All pumps available to people with diabetes in the USA at the time of the survey were included.
About Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (www.tandemdiabetes.com) is a medical device company with an innovative, user-centric and integrated approach to the design, development and commercialization of products for people with diabetes who use insulin. The Company manufactures the t:slim® Insulin Pump, the slimmest and smallest durable insulin pump currently on the market, and the t:flex™ Insulin Pump, the first pump designed for people with greater insulin requirements. Tandem is based in San Diego, California.
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The t:slim® Insulin Pump and the t:flex™ Insulin Pump are each intended for the subcutaneous delivery of insulin, at set and variable rates, for the management of diabetes mellitus in persons requiring insulin, for individuals 12 years of age and greater. The t:slim and t:flex Pumps are available for sale by or on the order of a physician.
t:slim, t:connect and Tandem Diabetes Care are registered trademarks of Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. t:flex is a trademark of Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 dQ&A USA Diabetes Connections Surveys, 2013-2014.
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