"Thanks everyone for all of the tips! I will be more diligent. Must be a new manual, because I saw some new info! I have a lot of post-pod change highs, so I found this interesting (also mentioned today on the blog)."
"Why? Hmmmm. I can't really answer exactly why in terms of pod mechanics, but my routine is just an amalgamation of everything I've read and have read about here and was told by my trainer, and some amount of superstition as well, I…"
"Wow, I've never done it that way. I always take the pod out, hold it in my hand to fill and then set it back down to prime. I don't think I ever had a priming failure with the old pods. When I got these new pods from Edgepark, no one told…"
"Nevada - I can't answer for FHS, but I also keep it level and in it's tray and try not to disturb the pod much before it's actually primed. That's how I was trained. I've had 2 screamers during priming in the 2.5 years…"
"I have to ask...why? Some have blogged about holding the pod at different angles to 'let the air out', but this is the first I have heard about always keeping the pod level. Did you eliminate 'screamers'? Does this help with the…"
I mean, I already do all of that (Really!) with the old pods. I set down my PDM on a level surface (I made sure it's level using an actual level), open the new pod adhesive side up, making sure that even when I'm opening the package…"
"FWIW and from a person who uses the old pods, my reps held a training class a month or so ago and said that the new pods not only have to stay in the tray (like the old ones should), but they have to prime to the right of the pdm and have to touch…"
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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