Hi everyone,

Just a simple question. Have you ever taken a hot bath with the omnipod on your stomach and had the insulin inside it affected? I had two really high readings this morning (288 when I woke up & 286 two hours after a correction and bolus for the food I was eating). I've been running a little high, but i usually get back down to normal, or at least close, when I have a small snack (w/exact carb count) plus a correction and bolus.

Anyway, I was about to take a hot bath the night before until I realized my pump would be submerged, and quickly got out of the water. Probably exposed less than a minute or two. Have you ever seen insulin ruined in an omnipod in a hot bath like that?

I've also been sick and have been running a little high, so just checking every avenue for what it might be. Any thoughts or help are welcome!

Thanks,

MJ

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My guess would be that "sick" is the most likely cause of high sugars. I've read many people here take saunas, hot baths, hot tubs, etc without adverse effects.
I was confused about your post re eating a snack when sugars are close to 300. I've found I do better to not eat at all until the blood sugar comes back down to close to normal (maybe 130 or lower). I drink at least 24oz of water, take correction bolus, & wait. Maybe I didn't understand what you meant.

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