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why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Oct 6, 2013. 6 Replies

Hello all, I started Pod's about A year ago. I had many problems, which angered me greatly . The new pods came and I lost 2 due to overfilling . Now failure after failure, and I can't get in touch…Continue

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Getting rid of my Omni Pod. !

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arshag Jun 4, 2013. 9 Replies

I've been fighting with my distributor for so long now . They finally agreed to let me return it.. WOW I guess I better get some syringes ect. I hope this is A good Idea I could use some input ???Continue

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Sarah replied to Bob's discussion 'why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?'
"thanks, clare!"
Oct 6, 2013
Clare replied to Bob's discussion 'why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?'
"Apparently if all goes well for them with the FDA then the Vibe/Dexcom system will be available by the end of 2013. But we all know the FDA drags its' feet on these things so it will probably not be available until the first quarter of 2014"
Oct 6, 2013
Clare replied to Bob's discussion 'why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?'
"The first quarter of 2013 has been eventful for Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care. Animas Corporation submitted the Animas Vibe insulin pump to the FDA, integrated with the Dexcom G4 Platinum. This Animas Vibe will display Dexcom CGM data right on…"
Oct 6, 2013
Sarah replied to Bob's discussion 'why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?'
"hey, do you know any timeframe in terms of the Vibe incorporated with Dexcom?"
Oct 6, 2013
Dave replied to Bob's discussion 'why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?'
"Sorry you're having such a tough time. Doesn't sound like the Omnipod is for you. I haven't had problems like you've had. I've had one occlusion and two pod errors in over 30 pods. The rare occlusion I expect from any pump;…"
Oct 6, 2013
Clare replied to Bob's discussion 'why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?'
"I never used the old pods, so I can't comment on how Omnipod got worse. What I can say is I was dxed in May 1975. I used daily injections and multiple daily injections for over 38 years. I switched to the new Omnipod pump in May of this year…"
Oct 6, 2013
Bob replied to Agswin04's discussion 'COMPLAINTS' in the group OmniPod Users
"Its Dangerous Very High failure rate"
Oct 6, 2013
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why did Omni Pod get worse with new design ?

Hello all, I started Pod's about A year ago. I had many problems, which angered me greatly . The new pods came and I lost 2 due to overfilling . Now failure after failure, and I can't get in touch with Insulet , even with the option of calling me back ! Why would I stick with such A troubling scary product = well because I have to. I use Dexcom also and LOVE it, soon the Vibe pump will be available incorporating the Dexcom display into the Pump controller -one less thing to carry... I will have…See More
Oct 6, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Bob
"Bob happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
Jul 27, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Bob
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BOB!! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"
Jul 27, 2013
Arshag replied to Bob's discussion 'Getting rid of my Omni Pod. !'
"Tubing may become an issue if the pod is becoming a problem as well. Try using your upper thigh for a site. It's higher in adipose tissue like your belly and it will be more resilient instead of your arm. On a side note, Omni should be shipping…"
Jun 4, 2013
Alicia replied to Bob's discussion 'Getting rid of my Omni Pod. !'
"When the vibe comes out your dexcom can just be paired with the pump so that it will display on he pump instead of the dexcom remote. I dunno when the vibe is coming out for the US but Canada is getting it in aug-oct hey are doing a semi roll out…"
May 22, 2013
FHS replied to Bob's discussion 'Getting rid of my Omni Pod. !'
"Yeah, sounds like a winner in a lot of ways for you. Animas was high on my list when I was choosing pumps. Best of luck with your treatment of choice!"
May 22, 2013
Bob replied to Bob's discussion 'Getting rid of my Omni Pod. !'
"I'm wondering about the Animas / Dexcom partnership.. if my new G4 cgm can control and display on my pump and I can just unplug when I feel like climbing under a dash or the like. I'd be a buyer then"
May 22, 2013
Bob replied to Bob's discussion 'Getting rid of my Omni Pod. !'
"I like the Pump esp.the Bolus calculator.. basal should be better then 1 or 2 shots of long acting insulin. there are A lot of frustrating parts of this issue for me - My insurance annual out of pocket I am looking forward to the new design Pods…"
May 22, 2013

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At 4:48pm on July 27, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Bob happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.
At 11:06am on July 27, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BOB!!
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At 7:26pm on February 10, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Bob!

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At 3:13pm on February 3, 2013, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST DIABETES SITES ON THE WEB!!!!!! Great to have u here with us!!! Please join us in our live chat anytime also check out out groups, forum and blogs. Join any groups u want!!!!

At 12:07pm on February 3, 2013, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Checkout some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 12:03pm on February 3, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 10:40am on February 3, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 9:40am on February 3, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Bob, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions..

Here’s a couple of places that might interest you.
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/omnipodusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/pumpingourinsulin

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