Jim
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  • Fayetteville, NC
  • United States
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Dave replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"John, I have solved this problem by covering the entire pod with a 4x4 sheet of tegaderm. Under pressure, the air surrounding the pod goes in and out of the vent instead of salt water. I've done dives to 60' for 45 minutes successfully…"
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Dave replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"I find this highly annoying too. The issue, of course, is an overweening government, applied through the FDA. Because there are some who are incapable of managing this more complex situation than others, none of have the option to manage such things…"
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Dave replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"No. It's business strategy trying to use every possible means to be profitable so they can continue innovating and providing these products to us, for which I am extremely grateful. The day someone here demonstrates financial data showing these…"
yesterday
Rich890m replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have heard from my endo dr this past week that in about 6 months OmniPod was coming out with one that has a CGM &POD that was going to be controlled by a app on cell phone. Replacing the PDM. I would love to find out more about this."
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Jim replied to Bonnie's discussion 'Pod Problems' in the group OmniPod Users
"I can't imagine a tubed pump for myself. Omnipod is all I've used since I began pumping several years ago. My A1C went from 7.5 to 5.9 in two months after I got the pod. I had some serious issues when the smaller pods came out, but I have…"
Aug 21
jbowler replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"Totally bogus patent of course; it was done 20 years ago with the Palm Pilot and existing glucose monitors: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/TheSadStateOfDiabetesTechnologyIn2012.aspx The really sad thing is that this is a patent war being fought for…"
Aug 13
garidan replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"Dexcom said its G5 will have no receiver, only apps for smartphone and the first to be submitted to FDA will be for iPhone."
Aug 13
dishers replied to Jim's discussion 'Insulet, Dexcom agree to develop integrated pump-CGM' in the group OmniPod Users
"well I am good with that being an apple gal. lol"
Aug 13

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To learn more about controlling diabetes.
Date diagnosed
May 1, 1996
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.0
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod
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At 4:01pm on May 3, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Jim....
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 8:32am on May 3, 2011, Doris D said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!
At 4:38am on May 3, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Jim. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 11:28pm on April 20, 2008, landileigh said…
welcome jim! hope you are getting lots of the info you came here for!
At 10:46pm on April 20, 2008, Amy Tenderich said…
Thanks, Jim. I really hope things are going well for you. On the OmniPod yet?

AmyT
At 10:27am on March 14, 2008, Jeffrey said…
Jim, here is giving you a warm and friendly welcome to TuDiabetes.com. This is a very neat site/blog that we all use to help and support each other. I hope to see you and your participation often. If I can be of any assistance please feel free to ask. Again, welcome aboard!!
 
 
 

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