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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 FreeStyle test strip horror story

Like everyone else I got the Abbott mailing about an "urgent product recall" of the BG testing system built in to the Omnipod: https://www.…

Started by jbowler

1 3 hours ago
Reply by SherryAnn

Humana for Omnipod?

Hi All, My company is being forced to switch from Aetna PPO due to a 27% increase in monthly costs and an increase in our deductibles. We a…

Started by dalajosa

2 Dec 15
Reply by Gary

What insurance is most OmniPod friendly?

My husband currently does manual injections many times a day but would love to start using the OmniPod. We are currently in the process of…

Started by JessK

22 Dec 10
Reply by rgcainmd

flying with the OmniPod

In a few weeks, I will be taking my first flight while using the OmniPod. Is there anything special I should be aware of for the trip. For…

Started by MarlboroNick

7 Dec 6
Reply by jbowler

Anyone got Cigna to cover Freestyle Test Strips at Tier 1 or 2 level for use with Omnipod

Greetings! Our health insurance is changing to Cigna next year and Freestyle strips are considered Tier 3 (non-preferred Brand) by them. Ev…

Started by IBelieve

11 Dec 3
Reply by indolent

Pod failures, and changed pattern of errors

Back when the new pods first came out, there was a good 1-2 years of problems that gradually got worked out, and the reliability got better…

Started by Dave

8 Dec 3
Reply by MarlboroNick

OmniPod Accessories - Freed DM

I’m not sure if anyone else has one of these OmniPod PDM covers, but I’m really liking mine. It took about 10 days for the cover and the pe…

Started by DextrosePLZ

14 Nov 29
Reply by DextrosePLZ

Omnipod & porcine insulin

Does anyone use porcine insulin in their Omnipod? Did you have issues switching from synthetic insulin like Apidra? Do you live in the US,…

Started by KCCO

6 Nov 26
Reply by Dave

Manual pod reset of alarm

Hi, I've been using the OmniPod for about half a year now and I just experienced the first time the pod got stuck sounding its constant scr…

Started by MarlboroNick

13 Nov 26
Reply by Dave

Where are you getting Freestyle test strips?

I'm having trouble finding freestyle test strips that haven't been recalled(expiation date has to be 8/15 or later).

Started by MissyMoo

10 Nov 24
Reply by jbowler




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