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Omnipod site vs. tubed pump site

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Sep 1, 2011. 3 Replies

I've been using Omnipod for about a year now. Lately I've switched back and forth with my old tubed pump. It seems like when I remove a pod there's more of a hole where the cannula was vs. when I…Continue

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For those who use this amazing insulin pump or are interested in know something about it. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and…See More
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"I'm sorry you're having such a hard time, but you're not alone. I've used the 530G since December. I've had the same experience, except that my replacement sensors arrived in a couple of days. I had almost daily "lost…"
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"HAPPY BIRTHDAY KURT!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
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Linda G left a comment for Kurt
"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kurt.... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days! (it's a leap year) How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Jan 12, 2012
MossDog replied to Kurt's discussion 'Omnipod site vs. tubed pump site'
"Makes sense. When you insert at an angle you expose more skin to the hole process. I also notice with angled sets the top of the catheter kind of pushes up against my skin so perhaps it also stretches the skin a bit which may make the hole more…"
Aug 31, 2011
Jennifer replied to Kurt's discussion 'Omnipod site vs. tubed pump site'
"What kind of infusion sets are you using with your tubed pump, straight, or angled? I am on a tubed pump. When I use an angeled set such as the Sil (sinilar to the insertion angle of the pod), I have worse "holes" after I take them out. If…"
Aug 31, 2011
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Donna H left a comment for Kurt
"Hi Kurt. Welcome to TuD! Here is a group I thought you might like: http://www.tudiabetes.org/groups/group/search?q=Pump"
Oct 11, 2010
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"Hi Kurt- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here."
Oct 11, 2010
Marie B left a comment for Kurt
"hi Kurt, welcome! Here is a Group you may want to join http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/southerncalifornia we also have a large Omnipod Group"
Oct 11, 2010
Doris D left a comment for Kurt
"WELCOME TO OUR BIG, LOVING & CARING FAMILY KURT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Here's a link to help our new members get to learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes Also please put up a pic (of you or something related to you)…"
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Linda G left a comment for Kurt
"Welcome to the patchwork Kurt..... Take a peek at some the other groups when you get a chance. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hope you…"
Oct 11, 2010

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At 2:37pm on January 12, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KURT!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 4:05am on January 12, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kurt....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days! (it's a leap year)
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 3:36am on January 12, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Kurt. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:52pm on January 12, 2011, Doris D said…
At 5:02pm on October 11, 2010, Donna H said…
Hi Kurt. Welcome to TuD! Here is a group I thought you might like:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/groups/group/search?q=Pump
At 11:02am on October 11, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Kurt- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 8:54am on October 11, 2010, Marie B said…
hi Kurt, welcome! Here is a Group you may want to join

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/southerncalifornia

we also have a large Omnipod Group
At 8:46am on October 11, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR BIG, LOVING & CARING FAMILY KURT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's a link to help our new members get to learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
Also please put up a pic (of you or something related to you) so we can tell you from other's on our Forum
At 8:19am on October 11, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome to the patchwork Kurt.....
Take a peek at some the other groups when you get a chance. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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