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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 batteries

I am on Day 5 of my new Omnipod and the battery is already 50% spent. Am I doing something wrong or am I looking at it too much? Do I have…

Started by Linny

19 21 hours ago
Reply by Jimbo

Continuous Problems with Omnipod

I was diagnosed with Type 1 a little over a year ago and was put on the pod a month after. At the time I was completely against tubing and…

Started by _niksmith

9 23 hours ago
Reply by jbowler

Florida Medicare Insurance?

Does anyone know of an insurance company in Florida that covers the OmniPod as part of secondary insurance after Medicare? I have four year…

Started by SherryAnn

12 Mar 20
Reply by jbowler

I'm pumping!

As of 7:15 this morning, I am pumping insulin with the Omnipod! This has taken two years of wrangling with my medical group because they di…

Started by Linny

6 Mar 7
Reply by rgcainmd

Uploading for doctors (mac users)

Since the omnipod is not compatible for mac users, how do you upload your results to your doctor? As of right now I type everything into ex…

Started by nlabarbs

9 Mar 7
Reply by Phmarb

Omnipod training... tomorrow! I am excited as all get out! (I have some very old phraseology).

Started by Linny

10 Mar 5
Reply by Drilldoctor38

Omnipod Starter Kit...

...has arrived! A huge box filled with goodies! I will attend my training next Wednesday with my diabetes educator and the trainer from Omn…

Started by Linny

3 Mar 2
Reply by Linny

personal questionnaire about omnipod

I'm thinking of switching to omnipod. We have been using Animas Ping for >4 years and I LOVE the meter remote option, which is why I got…

Started by sweetmom

7 Mar 2
Reply by rgcainmd

loss of insurance

I have United Healthcare (UHC) insurance and last year I started using the OmniPod system. I initially checked with UHC to verify that the…

Started by MarlboroNick

10 Mar 2
Reply by rgcainmd

One thing that would improve the Omnipod for me . . .

There is one thing that I wish they would improve is that when you do a BG check a screen pops up and ask you to Identify yourself. I under…

Started by Dondi

26 Feb 21
Reply by Dondi




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