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What happens when people notice your pod?

Tuesday was my first day wearing my pod. I decided the best first site was my arm (knowing my family would want to see it). Well, dinner t…

Started by daydreamer630Latest Reply

OmniPod Tips & Tricks

Hi everyone - My son, Will, has been on the OmniPod now for almost 9 months and we're still loving it. I thought I would start this thread…

Started by Susan AndersonLatest Reply

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Omnipod Tips for a Newbie. :)

Hi everyone. I am new here. I was diagnosed with type 1.5 in November 2011. Just recently I was changed to a type 1. My insulin needs have…

Started by tiffernee

38 yesterday
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United HealthCare and Omnipod

I did the paperwork to start on the Omnipod a few weeks ago. On Friday, I was informed that I was denied "Not medically necessary". So Mond…

Started by Bonnie

17 on Friday
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Issues with the Omnipod 'suspend' option and why it shouldn't be used where 'temp basal' can do the job

On Tuesday I went swimming/diving with my Omnipod. As is normal I entered the water with a blood sugar of about 150 mg/dl and, before doing…

Started by jbowler

4 on Friday
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OmniPod and Apidra

I just switched my daughter from Humalog to Apidra this past Friday. I was told that we'd need to change her Pods every two days instead of…

Started by rgcainmd

6 on Wednesday
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Help! Not working so well anymore...

I was on minimed for 5 years and then switched to Omnipod in the past few months. On minimed, I was struggling with lots of "no Delivery" e…

Started by Yu Shing

10 Sep 13
Reply by Yu Shing

Rash from Pod Adhesive

Has anyone had a rash from from the adhesive on the new pods?

Started by Marlon

8 Sep 12
Reply by Jennifer

Pod restart?

It is probably not possible but do you think one could de-active a pod after 3 days and then restart it. I don't think it would try to rein…

Started by John11

10 Sep 10
Reply by jbowler

Another annoyances, improvements for next generation thread

I really am very satisfied with the Omnipod. Of course, there will always be things that could be improved. Please add your own ideas to th…

Started by Dave

40 Sep 10
Reply by jbowler

Well that's a first time...

I've had pods fail in all sorts of different ways, but this morning I had one fail by no longer responding to the PDM -- i.e. can't establi…

Started by Dave

9 Sep 10
Reply by jbowler

Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM

This is probably no real surprise, as I'm sure everyone knew the companies were moving in this direction, but it made the business wires la…

Started by Jim

24 Sep 10
Reply by jbowler




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