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Jim replied to barend's discussion 'HbA1c and mal functioning pods' in the group OmniPod Users
Apr 4
Jim replied to Dave's discussion 'Some praise for Insulet' in the group OmniPod Users
"I think the majority of customer service problems in the past year are due to the migration to the new pods. Patients were swamping the call center, either checking on when they would get new pods or with issues involving those pods. All of that…"
Feb 11
Jim replied to kellermann2000's discussion 'Standing on the edge... help me make the jump!!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Unfortunately, your situation is typical of the challenge facing Insulet in trying to grow market share. Endos are reluctant to abandon the products with which they are familiar in favor of the unfamiliar, despite some pretty obvious benefits. Way…"
Feb 3
Jim replied to Avi e's discussion 'Is tubeless worth the trouble in its current state?' in the group OmniPod Users
"My experience has been similar to Andy's. I can't remember my last failure, and I had very many when the new pods first came out. I think I was the first person here to switch to the new pods, and that was prior to Insulet issuing new…"
Jan 31
Jim replied to Dave's discussion 'That's gonna be a good one!' in the group OmniPod Users
"It's crazy, but I have had fewer failures over the past few months than with the old pods. Granted, I had numerous problems early on, but they have been solved by not filling to the max and putting the PDM just to the left of the pod during…"
Jan 17
Jim replied to Avi e's discussion 'Omnipod for infants (~2 years old) - Better or worse than other pumps?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I can't imagine that a tubeless pump would not be considerably more convenient to use on an infant than one with a tube."
Jan 16
Jim replied to BennyL's discussion 'Pod Occlusion' in the group OmniPod Users
"Insulet is working on a new PDM especially for U500. I would imagine the pods themselves would be the same."
Jan 16
Jim replied to BennyL's discussion 'Pod Occlusion' in the group OmniPod Users
"Good luck with your weight loss, and your BG control!"
Jan 16

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May 1, 1996
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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…
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?

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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