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Omipod errors

Hi, My daughter just started the Omipod insulin pod. So far mixed results. Still trying to get rates established but it's looking like she…

Started by Candice Carr

7 Jul 24, 2009
Reply by Sarah Shanea Lawrence

Insurance

Are there any Type 2 diabetic that have got a pump with their insurance. I have a c-peptide of 6.8 and A1C of 6.5 they refused to pay for t…

Started by Donald

8 Jul 24, 2009
Reply by Terry Keelan

my Omnipods always tear and start to fall off, this has me VERY discouraged..ideas?

They always tear and fall off, I don't have fat except on my thighs, I can't use my stomach area as a site any longer. I kept my minimed an…

Started by Diana

9 Jul 23, 2009
Reply by Robin M

Painful sites

Why, oh why, do my sites hurt all the time? It's getting old. :-\ I'd love any thoughts or advice you might have. I'm using the Inset 30s,…

Started by Jason K

7 Jul 22, 2009
Reply by Jason K

Infusion Set Pain?

I started a new set on Thursday morning (MM Silhouette) on my left thigh. Thursday night, I woke up in pain twice from rolling on to the se…

Started by Jackie

12 Jul 22, 2009
Reply by William

How many pumpers or non-pumpers are using Apidra?

I just started Apidra in my pump today and I am curious how many people are using it and how it is working for them. My endo told me that i…

Started by Dave

75 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

summertime and the pump

I am still kinda new to pumping, only been doing it since January, summer is approaching and I take my kids to the pool alot and enjoy swim…

Started by lynn smith

38 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Mike Ratrie

Infusion sets

Liberty medical sent me siloutte infusion sets, i heard and read that these are more for children , what works best for an adult that is in…

Started by Michael Chappell

4 Jul 20, 2009
Reply by Heidi Bruggink

Libraries don't carry John Walsh's book?

I admit I'm a cheapskate and don't spend money unless absolutely required -I prioritize spending on food, insulin and diabetic supplies. So…

Started by John Smith

12 Jul 19, 2009
Reply by Karla J Sherer

Blood in the tube?

Just a few weeks ago I put my insulin set the Silhouette Infusion Set on my legs. The first time I put it on some blood came back into the…

Started by William

5 Jul 19, 2009
Reply by Wendy M

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