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high BG after changing pod

did you notice high BG after changing pod?it means you change pod having 70 mg/dl and after 2 hour your BG is up to 200 mg/ you make a…

Started by pumpy

2 Nov 6, 2010
Reply by Sandy Palmer

meals and meal replacement drinks

Everybody keeps on telling me that i should eat 5 small meals a day... i was wondering what everybody idea is on that. also does anybody dr…

Started by Domo!

4 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by KcF

New with OmniPod

My son  (he is 5 years old)  just started on OmniPod (we are in a “testing mode”). After the first pod change we found a bruise with a litt…

Started by serge28

8 Nov 3, 2010
Reply by serge28

HIGH BG...don't understand PDM

   Yesterday, I apparently didn't get any insulin after breakfast ( not sure why), when I checked at lunch my BG was HIGH. The PDM said it…

Started by Shadow

12 Nov 1, 2010
Reply by Gil DePaula

"Extended Bolus is Already Active"

To add to Steve D's recent unique issue (and other's) does anyone else get the above message when that is not the case.  I'd estimate that…

Started by elaine peterson

4 Oct 29, 2010
Reply by elaine peterson

POD BOLUS cancellations - alot lately?

I have been a podster for 5 years now and I have never had this happen the entire time, but lately (the past 3 weeks or so) often when I en…

Started by Steve D

9 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Eric Rizzo

Occlusions without Alarms?!?!

In the last month, I've had 4 pods occlude WITHOUT ALARMING.I would wake up to the alarm of my Dex and my BG over 300 in the middle of the…

Started by MaiaJane

17 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Hilary Ward

Best Absorption Sites

I find that the stomach works the best for me.  When I use my arm or upper thigh the insulin doesn't seem to absorb as quickly and my numbe…

Started by Rich

6 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Mike W

Bruised canula site

Hi everybody, latest problem... the past three pod chances have left me bruised and bloody. I place on the back of my arms now for almost a…

Started by Christine

4 Oct 23, 2010
Reply by MaiaJane

New features for OmniPod - Need your input

The recent inspiring discussion by Matt, Mitchell and Gil about taking matters into their own hands has prompted me to create this post.  …

Started by AML

145 Oct 23, 2010
Reply by KC O'Pod




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