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Basal test

So, the past two days I skipped breakfast to run a basal test. These are the results I got. June 12: 3:00 - Basal rate 1.30 u/hr 6:30 - 6.3…

Started by Jen

9 Jun 14
Reply by Jen

Pockets for your pump!

i have been looking around for other options for work out clothing since I saw the type tank blog here. That tank top is awesome but it onl…

Started by karen

3 Jun 11
Reply by Michelle p

Does OmniPod continue working past 72 hours?

Hi, I started using the OmniPod about a month ago and I've heard rumors that after 3 days, it will continue to pump in your basal rate for…

Started by MarlboroNick

2 Jun 8
Reply by LizBa

Omnipod Pump/ Medicare

My son is disabled and a Type1 diabetic. He turns 26 in Dec and will no longer have our Blue Cross Health Ins. He will only have Medicare.…

Started by S3GL

4 Jun 6
Reply by S3GL

A thought for those scared to pump ...

For those who are scared to try the pump (or who tried it and hated it) because of reliability issues or fear of DKA, have you thought of u…

Started by Jen

10 Jun 6
Reply by Jen

my pump by my side....smells like...sweat. Any suggestions?

I am a 38yo female, and usually keep my pump hidden in my bra. I know there must be some of you out there who keep your pump in your bra, t…

Started by Anne S

13 May 28
Reply by Patricia Bason

Pump help!!

Hey everyone I need some help! I have seriously lost control of my blood sugars while at school this past year (my a1c is 11.2) I have alwa…

Started by NatetheDiabetic

1 May 27
Reply by Marie B

New to the Site

Hello, my name is Brian and I'm new to the site. I was diagnosed at age 29 (53 now) with T2. I'm a new pumper...well almost. My Medtronics…

Started by brboyer

5 May 26
Reply by brboyer

Well I tried it - infusion site in left boob

I think it was here at TuDiabetes that I read about some other women trying it. I wanted to give the usual places a rest - so I went for it…

Started by artwoman

101 May 20
Reply by Asma

What to do with my old minimed pump?

So 9 years ago in April, I got diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and I was six. My first pump was an animas my second was a minimed then I rec…

Started by Caroline K

5 May 18
Reply by Jan




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