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Nighttime alarms and IOB

Hello!  I have some new questions that have come up since starting OP and I was wondering how you all handle these issues.   1) I worry tha…

Started by ShellGolladay

7 Dec 6, 2010
Reply by Katsz

Insulet career

Ever since my d day I've had a strong desire to work for a company centered around diabetes.  Novo Nordisk and Insulet are the two I'd real…

Started by Scott

7 Dec 3, 2010
Reply by Jim

Extended Bolus: which foods?

HI All, Was just wondering for what foods everyone uses the Extended Bolus?   Pizza, pasta, hamburger and fries are ones I already use it…

Started by Jen in CO

11 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by jean

PDM Screen Protectors?

Hello my very helpful friends!! I really want to protect the screen an my new PDM. Does anyone know of screen covers out there? Thanks!

Started by Acoustic Avenger

4 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by peruvianpasohi

Made the decision!

I just made the decision to get an omnipod, which is huge for me because I'm terribly indecisive.  I've just heard a lot of good things abo…

Started by knittykat

6 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Erik

Random Highs With Omnipod

Hey all, I have been using the Omnipod for over 2 months now and it has worked well most of the time.  However, the last few weeks, I have…

Started by RoosterLuke

5 Nov 30, 2010
Reply by Ann Squire

New Omnipod on active teen - how to secure the pod?

Hello all,My son has been on the Omnipod for a week now after a year of MDI.  We have tried attaching the pods to his arms and lower back s…

Started by Cynthia

17 Nov 30, 2010
Reply by Pazman

PDM, Etc Case

Anyone found a good solution for a case to carry the PDM, etc? I lost mine, but before I spend $25 on the nylon one from OmniPod, I thought…

Started by Erik

4 Nov 29, 2010
Reply by John Carlton

Full body scanners and the Pod

I've been trying to get a clear answer from someone who has experienced this - if going through TSA security you end up in the full body sc…

Started by Kimberly

16 Nov 29, 2010
Reply by JohnS52

Co Pilot Software - Please Keep Your Backup Current

The other day the computer I use to upload my daughter's records locked up while downloading her PDM.  After the reboot, I got a message th…

Started by Larry D

0 Nov 28, 2010




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