Momnipods and Popnipods!


Momnipods and Popnipods!

A place for parents of Omnipod children to come and talk...and share ideas that work best for childern on Omnipod.

Members: 62
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2014

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This Group is Circling the Drain

Started by rgcainmd Sep 24, 2014. 0 Replies

Help! This group is dying! I'd like to hear more from parents of children using the OmniPod. Don't get me wrong, the general OmniPod group provides of wealth of information, but most of it is from…Continue

What's your experience with Omnipod for your children ? Good/Bad/Ugly ..

Started by Avi e. Last reply by Laura Jan 18, 2014. 4 Replies

Hi Guys ,My 1.9y daughter is a new T1D & were considering Omnipod as her first pump.what's your experience with omnipod on your own children ?Do you think its suited for toddlers & young…Continue

I want my boys on the omnipod but need some advice.!!

Started by JulieJ. Last reply by Laura Jan 16, 2014. 10 Replies

2 of my 3 t1 sons are ready to try a pump but don't want tubes. I have been talking to them about the omnipod for 2 years now!! Here's my ONLY takes 85u of insulin to start the pump. I…Continue

New OmniPod wearer this Friday!

Started by Mom 2 Kyle. Last reply by Mom 2 Kyle Mar 21, 2013. 4 Replies

Wish us luck! My son, age 14 & diagnosed at 12, will start on the OmniPod this Friday. I guess we go 3 days with saline and then really start after that. Any advice or suggestions are welcomed.…Continue

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Comment by Natasha Bowlds on February 7, 2012 at 9:15am

Where are you putting them?

Comment by Crew on February 7, 2012 at 8:55am

our sweet Crew just turned 1 and we just ordered the omnipod and dexcom. We are super excited about the potential that both have for giving him more flexibility with food and smaller dosing to actually cover the food he eats! Our biggest concern at this point is keeping the pod on him. BOTH sample pods we have had have been ripped off with in 24 hours. Help...
laura mother of crew 12 months dx 12-9-11

Comment by Jacob's mom on November 5, 2011 at 8:29am
Since I'm a dedicated mom to an omnipoder thought it would be good to join. Have I mentioned I love tudiabetes! We really need each others support, I have never been a social networker but this is so what I needed! thanks all, Amy
Comment by Steve D on June 19, 2011 at 7:34am
Kowabunga!!! Lets go, lets go lets GO!!!
Comment by Katsz on June 18, 2011 at 3:41pm
Wow...we are growing in numbers now... Awesome... will add a discussion question.
Comment by Jan on June 12, 2011 at 4:06pm
Great group and Great Name for the Group! I'm excited to join!
Comment by Steve D on June 7, 2011 at 11:43am
Thank you Katz! I have no children, but i am always curious and in awe of parents who do such a good job with their T1 kids! Good luck here, and PEACE
Comment by Katsz on June 7, 2011 at 11:32am
Welcome... and thank you STEVE D for suggesting we start a group like this! Yes... the more we communicate the better we can help make the lives of our children easier while podding! I can't even begin to thank everyone here at TuDiabetes enough for the help they have been.. both in knowledge and support.

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