"I did some experiments after I wrote the above too. Since I was going to take the pod off anyway I took it off without deactivating it and stuck it to a plastic bag then put the whole lot in my BC. I then took it swimming to about 55ft with no…"
"A cell phone to replace the PDM and Dexcom receiver--this would be lovely! Right now my daughter has to shlep around a PDM, Dexcom receiver, iPhone, extra Pod, vial of insulin, alcohol and IV Prep wipes, lancing device, test strips, etc. If her…"
"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…"
"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…"
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…"
"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."
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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