"I also had a pod that didnt double beep after filling... I wonder if it is because the batteries are dead??? ... and then the next pod that I tried that night... It double beedped, primed and then when i went to wake up the PDM and press start; the…"
"Brad- "It also looks like most of us aren't all that confident that the PDM can stand up to the daily abuse of having it on ourselves all the time like the Dexcom receiver."
I also have the concern that the PDM wont stand up to the…"
"insulin coozies... insulin vial protectors... im not sure what to call them.... it can be awful when your vial breaks... and these things can also be useful for color coding long/short acting insulin"
"Yes, it was me with the pod on my calf. The tape was Hypafix, which is the exact tape they use on the pods themselves. Rainne (our local Dallas Insulet rep) gave me a sample. I used every bit of it. Liked it a lot. I just need to get off my butt and…"
"i take a pair of scissors; but a flat head screw driver also works.... and i recycle the batteries and put the chip/inside portion in a laundry soap wanna be sharps container.... and then i take the shell/ casing of the pod and save it for a craft i…"
"I have been told the new smaller pods will have tinted cannulas.... I was thinking though will a tinted cannula really help? ... what if (and I dont) you have dark skin? ... ... I'm just thinking about tinted contacts (so you can see them in…"
"A few weeks ago Omni Pod had a DFW event and the Chief of Engineering of Insulet, Luis, was there. He gave a similar presentation to the one posted on here several months ago.
He had the I Dex with him, that is the name as they said there, and did…"
Yes, it was me with the pod on my calf. The tape was Hypafix, which is the exact tape they use on the pods themselves. Rainne (our local Dallas Insulet rep) gave me a sample. I used every bit of it. Liked it a lot. I just need to get off my butt and order it now!
If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →
Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →