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To those adults with the Omnipod in a romantic relationship.....How do you ensure that your pod doesn't become disconnected during amorous…

Started by Maggie Mountsier

22 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by Dana Clark

FreeStyle Test Strip Update

I just spent several hours talking with Insulet, Abbott, and Aetna about this issue.  After several weeks of being aware of the issue, not…

Started by AML

33 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by AML

Site for "cheap" test strips

Unfortunately my insurance doesn't cover the test strips and I can't find them cheap in Puerto Rico. Any reliable sites that I can purchase…

Started by Mila

4 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by Gail

Out of battery?

So how do you know when you're about to lose power.  I watch the battery symbol but what happens if it just finally gives out!?  Will it wa…

Started by barbraann

14 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by Eric Rizzo

skin reactions with omni pod

hey! I am new to this site, but excited to be apart of it, I have used the omni pod now for over 3 years and I love it!!! Just about 2 1/2…

Started by Laurian

13 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by Gail

Temp Basal

Does anyone know how the temp basal setting works?  I was doing some physical/strenuous work today and wanted to do a temp basal but when I…

Started by Schmutz

10 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by Schmutz

Lost my PDM... options?

I lost my PDM yesterday.  I have: retraced my steps, cleaned and re-cleaned my room in search of the little black oPod bag containing my di…

Started by awillie

21 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by Esjay

Insulin Increments for Little People

I have been on my Omnipod for about a week, and have noticed that even the .05 increments (in my basal) make a difference.  I am putting my…

Started by Jen in CO

10 Oct 17, 2010
Reply by Lorraine

occlusion without alarm code?

The other day I had a pod that did that long continuous beep. I was bolusing for dinner at the time. At one point of trying to get it to sh…


0 Oct 17, 2010

First painful cannula insertion

Wow,   It wasn't at all what I expected.   The cannula insertion itself was not painful, but the pain started creeping in a few seconds lat…

Started by FHS

10 Oct 16, 2010
Reply by Ron Doyle




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