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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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Temp Basal issue

Hi all I am getting a "requested temp basal is outside the pod's delivery range" message, I am running a bit high and wanted to change it 5…

Started by dishers

11 8 hours ago
Reply by dishers

Arms and Thighs

For anyone who used to use a tubed pump on their stomach, do any of you feel like there isn't good absorption in your arms and thighs? Or i…

Started by Cocheze

5 20 hours ago
Reply by DextrosePLZ

BS high even tho no error on Pod

Hi all - Just joined and have been using the Omnipod for about a month so I'm really looking forward to chatting with you all. I've not ha…

Started by Jean

22 yesterday
Reply by cellista8

HbA1c and mal functioning pods

Today I received the results of my HbA1c test: 5,4 %. 1 point less than the previous test (6,4%), some 3 months ago. In the meantime no str…

Started by barend

5 yesterday
Reply by Hoffa

First time pumper(Omnipod): Edgepark vs Diabetes Speciality Center?

Hi, I'm a new member of tudiabetes and this group. This seems like a wonderful community! I've been using injections/pens for insulin deliv…

Started by whoami

4 on Wednesday
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Adhesive on Dexcom G4

Hi everyone--I have been reading this discussion as well as every single discussion I can possibly find on the Internet. I was formerly on…

Started by Christie Jensen

1 on Tuesday
Reply by Belinda

OmniPod PDM - data download

Would anyone be interested in getting their Blood Glucose reading history from the data file that is download from the PDM and imported to…

Started by Paul A Kurtz

5 on Sunday
Reply by Chris

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 daydreamer630

65 on Sunday
Reply by Allie Beatty

Diabetes and Bipolar Disorder

Sunday, April 13, 2014 I have type 1 diabetes and bipolar 1. my meds for bipolar are lithium, lamictal, and rispderal. my sugars have been…

Started by Cocheze

0 on Sunday

Pod failures - newbee

So am trial with the Pod and have made three changes so far. However on two of these three I've had pod failures. One after sticking it on…

Started by Chas

10 Apr 12
Reply by Steve




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