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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 and insurance!

Still waiting to hear if my insurer will cover Omnipod even though they claim to cover it 100%. Insulet has bumped my request to a higher m…

Started by Linny

13 21 hours ago
Reply by Janet Ballone

Pod use beyond the change pod alert

Does anyone know how long you will continue to receive your basal after the change pod alert? Mine just went off and I forgot to bring a ne…

Started by MamaLou

11 Jul 25
Reply by MamaLou

Variations in BG readings in Dexcom, Omnipod PDM and OneTouch ultra

Hi All, I've been using OmniPod for two months and have been a Dexcom G4 user for about year and a half. Prior to getting onto OmniPod I us…

Started by whoami

13 Jul 24
Reply by whoami

What Compression Sleeve Should I Get?

I like wearing my OmniPod on my upper arm, but I don't like it being visible. I went to Hibbet Sports and tried on a Nike elbow sleeve, but…

Started by Cocheze

10 Jul 19
Reply by Anna-Kate

Seeking Advice - What's in Your Kit?

I’ve recently switched from injection therapy to the pod. I’m wondering if any of you have a good system for a back-up kit to keep with you…

Started by Brad

12 Jul 19
Reply by rgcainmd

Ever see LOW on your PDM?

When I saw this on my PDM it scared me because I’ve never seen it before. I had an eye doctor appointment yesterday for my retinopathy and…

Started by Stress

8 Jul 18
Reply by jbowler

going to a amusement park

Going to a amusement park any advice with the pod for both water rides and regular rides

Started by joey

7 Jul 15
Reply by Kilij

the Omnipod PDM

This isn't as much a question about the Omnipod, but more about the PDM that controls it. I am about to upgrade to a new pump and the omnip…

Started by Brad

11 Jul 15
Reply by nevada

omnipod falling off

I'm having issues with the pods falling off during bath or swimming can anyone help....this is for my 3 year old and I'm already frustrated…

Started by Robin

8 Jul 13
Reply by Sue59

Insulin Action Setting

Just curious how long everyone has set their "Insulin Action" (also known as Duration of Insulin Action). (Ours is 4.0 hours.) In his book…

Started by rgcainmd

10 Jul 13
Reply by Sue59




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