Hello all! I am new to the forum, and looking for some input from omnipod users. I am weeks away from getting an omnipod, and I have a question I couldn't really ask my diabetes educator! So....how…Continue
"This happened to me a little more than a month ago, PDM was 2 years and 9 months old. Same as what the other two responders wrote - tried to reset and got the flashing color screen. Unfortunately it was on a Friday night so I was on MDI until the…"
"Its a high intensity general physical preparedness program (GPP). Its along the same lines as p90x or crossfit. Pretty much it is a varied routine of bodyweight movements done at high intensity. For someone who has never really exercised at even a…"
"Glad to help! I'd try to take some notes at first here about what your number is before exercise, what time you did basal reductions, what those reductions were, how long they were, the type of activity you did, etc. All of these may help you…"
"Couldn't recall if you had switched over to the pod yet or not.
Remember that when making basal changes, the insulin going into your body won't be utilized for 60 to 90 minutes. So if you want to work out at 6 pm, you should make your…"
"I am on an OmniPod pump, and even though I turned my basal off before, during, and for a bit after the workout, I still went low and continued to stay there! The protein/carb snack afterwards sounds like a good idea. I'm going to try it again…"
"Are you still on shots right now? If that's the case, I'm not sure in the short term how to handle the lows outside of keeping glucose on hand. You might try treating the initial lows with juice (or some other quick-acting glucose) and…"
I tried the Insanity workout last night.....and I can't move today I am so sore! I am seriously considering investing in this system. The only problem I had with it (other than how hard it is) is that in the 12 hours since I did the workout, my BGs have not been above 70, even though I keep treating the lows! I suppose this is a good sign because the workout must have kicked my metabolism into high gear, but I'm tired of the orange juice treatments. Has anyone here tried this program…See More
"I extend mine the extra 8 hours 9 out of 10 times. Very occasionally I will see my #'s start to rise and then I will go ahead and change it. The site can get a little inflammed and hinder insulin absorption. I will change it out to suit my…"
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