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copilot program for omnipod

Started Nov 11, 2012 0 Replies

does anyone have any experience with the copilot ? I can't seem to get the program to read my freestyle meter , I have picked it as my default pdm but it comes up and says meter is not readyContinue


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Drilldoctor38 replied to whoami's discussion 'Variations in BG readings in Dexcom, Omnipod PDM and OneTouch ultra' in the group OmniPod Users
"I don't use a cgm wish I did , if I had the variances that you do I would check the accuracy the next time I had lab work done , as soon as you get out of the chair see what your cgm reads and do a finger test make a note of the results and…"
Jul 23, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to joey's discussion 'podsjust stated to peel off' in the group OmniPod Users
"I am from Nova Scotia Canada , what I use is skin tac wipes they are a box of 50 for about 25 bucks there are skin preps but they aren't near as sticky"
Jun 21, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to joey's discussion 'best way to waterproof pdm' in the group OmniPod Users
"the dry case that I have has an arm band it also has an earphone pigtail in it so you could use it with an mp3 player as well drycase.com if you are interested"
Jun 19, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to joey's discussion 'best way to waterproof pdm' in the group OmniPod Users
"although I haven't had need for it yet I have bought a drycase it has a closure and then you suck the air out of it with a squeeze bulb"
Jun 18, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to Mike777's discussion 'Abbot/Omni-Pod - Both NEED to be held accountable!!!!' in the group OmniPod Users
"sorry for everyone's frustration , but glad to see that it isn't just me having this problem , it took forever for me to even get the letter telling me there was a problem , been reading about it for a few months and figured it wasn't…"
Mar 20, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to Cocheze's discussion 'Diabetes Bag' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have a small lowepro camera bag that works good for me , I have a keytone meter spare lancing device swabs , skin tac and resolve wipes and a handy little waterproof case in case I get stuck in the rain , I usually have 4 spare pods with me , plus…"
Mar 5, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to Abigail Collis's discussion 'Omni pod and dry skin!' in the group OmniPod Users
"http://www.medline.com/jump/product/x/Z05-PF33451#.UvgPSoV4_Wg use this around the edges of the pod about 5 minutes before you remove it"
Feb 9, 2014
Drilldoctor38 replied to Brian's discussion 'Confirming the cannula is properly inserted in new system' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have the old system and can never see it so I just confirm and check sugars , what I read on the new one I was hopeful I would be able to see it but sounds like I will have to still just keep confirming when the new system comes here , oh well…"
Nov 4, 2013
Drilldoctor38 replied to Wren's discussion '10 year old new to pumping/Omnipod - trouble with occlusions?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I hope that it works out for you , I had no interest in a tubed pump at all , but jumped at the chance of a tubeless pump , I don't miss needles at all , it is still a small struggle but control is better , and daily life seems so much easier…"
Sep 18, 2013
Drilldoctor38 replied to Dave's discussion 'I am Pharoah...' in the group OmniPod Users
"here in Canada we have what they call the ecopod program they send the shipping materials and postage to send the used pods back to omnipod 50 at a time in an envolope"
Sep 16, 2013
Drilldoctor38 replied to Wren's discussion '10 year old new to pumping/Omnipod - trouble with occlusions?' in the group OmniPod Users
"not sure what type o insulin you use , I use novo rapid and if it is leaking I can smell it , try taking 2 or 3 uits in a syringe and squirting it on your hand for you and your daughter to smell , I even run finger around the outside patch of the…"
Sep 15, 2013
Drilldoctor38 replied to Wren's discussion '10 year old new to pumping/Omnipod - trouble with occlusions?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I am on the old pod , not sure if the pdm's are the same or not , but on my pdm when it alarms for an occlusion it says on the top of the screen occlusion change pod now , if that is not there you can go in under the alarms and you will see the…"
Sep 14, 2013
Drilldoctor38 replied to Scott A's discussion 'Is there a way to check how much insulin has been used up in an individual pump?' in the group OmniPod Users
"home, my records ,insulin delivery , and scroll down to change the dates , it will tell you the total daily delivery , other than that it will only tell you exactly what is in it once you get below 50 units"
Aug 17, 2013
aimeeh2oski replied to Drilldoctor38's discussion 'rash and red under pod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi drilldoctor, my 4 y/o daughter also has sensitive skin and gets red from the pods. We use Cavilon on her as the first step in prepping her sites. I've forgotten to use it a few times and can't recall noticing a difference whether we use…"
Aug 13, 2013
Scott Wilkins replied to Drilldoctor38's discussion 'rash and red under pod' in the group OmniPod Users
"My abs are slightly allergic, fortunately only slightly. I use the 3M Tegaderm pads between the pod and my skin to fight that problem. The pads are very comfortable, and there is a size that is perfect for the pods."
Aug 13, 2013
Drilldoctor38 added a discussion to the group OmniPod Users

rash and red under pod

I have been on the pod or rather the pods have been on me since Halloween day , when I work I can only put the pods on my arms , since I have been off for the season I have been using my legs in the rotation , and have since been getting really really did I say really itchy under the pod , it is also almost to the point of blister or hives , I have to use skin tac or I lose the pod , I have been told about a product called cavilon and was wondering if anyone has any experience with it , do you…See More
Aug 13, 2013

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At 5:00am on July 20, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Drilldoctor....fellow Canadian!
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 3:44am on July 20, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Drilldoctor38!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 3:34am on July 20, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Drilldoctor39. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 7:09pm on May 10, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 1:35pm on May 10, 2011, Marie B said…
hey Drill welcome! we have lots of old timers here, and I know at least one Canadian (JonBen) who's gotten his 50 year medal, from Joslin. let me know if you can't find info about it. I know Richard157 wrote about how to apply for it, he was dx in 1945. Me, I've only had it 43 years.
At 3:36am on May 10, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
At 8:35pm on May 9, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!



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