"Everything I've read says do not mix. The problem being is you do not always need the Symlin (only when you eat). Plus, you start at a small dose (15mcg) and work your way upward (to your ideal dose)because of potential problems, one being…"
"If I change a pod and immediately put on a new pod, I've never had to push extra insulin or raise basal rates. 1 to 2 units could be terrible for someone that is sensitive to insulin (could send me down to a terrible low). We are all different.…"
"Omnipod is the only kind of pump I've been on, and it is closing in on two years of wearing it and I love it. I had training from Omnipod/Insulet. A fella came to my home and went over everything with me and that was very helpful. My Endo had…"
"I've been on the pump just about 2 years, and only the Omnipod. I think I have had 3 failures total. As for the 72 hours, if you still have insulin left, they can run another 6 hours or so, but with more frequent reminders in that time frame…"
"I did one pregnancy on shots and the last on the pump. Needed just as much insulin both pregnancies. When I had a high, it stayed higher for longer than I ever wanted it to. The only reason I had better control with the pump is because during my 2nd…"
This group is a forum for Symlin (pramlintide acetate) users or people who would like more information on this new treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Symlin is a synthetic form of the human hormone amylin which is made by the beta cells.See More
"I go through Edgepark, and they just sent me another 3 month supply of the old pods WITHOUT me even authorizing the shipment. I still have 3 months worth that I haven't even opened yet. :o( I'm feeling frustrated. I just called and they…"
"I'm very happy with it. My brother is also a T1 and he has the tubing on his pump. I wear lots of dresses, so having a unit attached to a belt wouldn't be as easy for me. I also have young children so I'm very active. Not having…"
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