"Insulin does degrade with hieat, and it is dependent on how high the heat is, and the length of time of exposure. Brief modest increases in temperature may not have much effect ( 10 minutes in the sauna), but by 65-70 hours against your skin at…"
"Sites for Running:Side hip under the waistline, so it does not rub,Back or the arm, side of the arm/triceps area.Both of the above can also be held into place with KT (Kinesiotape)also, you may choose to wear Underarmor to keep things from…"
"So, there are always bumps in the road when beginning pumping--you have to figure out if your basal rate is good for you, are your boluses good, when and what type of foods you need to give delayed boluses for (pizza and pasta), and know that your…"
"My son has been using the Omnipod now for 18 months, and the last two boxes, withsame lot number, have had a 50% failure rate with occlusion. I feel they have a batching problem, as we have not had this high a percentage of failures ever; and I help…"
"Blood in the Cannula=pump occlusion and failure.
Ways to avoid this: Place the pump in an area where you have a lot of subcutaneous tissue (code for FAT), and give a lil pinch to make sure the catheter insertion goes into the FAT and not the…"
"Ditto about the KinesioTape; you can find physical thereapy medical supply places online that sell it--the other thing that will keep it your Omnipod on, is if you have a triceps placement, use a "surf shirt" , very similar to the under…"
"Four factors: #1--bolus after pod change; certainly this has been our experience as well, and we give our 13 year old T1 a 0.5 unit bolus after pod changes.
#2--if you just ate before a pod change, give yourself at least 1 hour, and preferably 2…"
"I'm an advocate of Kinesio Tex tape, you can find it online with a Google search at various physical therapy supply houses. you can cut a 1 inch wide, or use the whole 2 inch wide strip across the pod, and it is a nice stretchy tape that does…"
"I like some of the comments people have made here--being nervous about extended boluses is normal, especially when you are just starting to get familiar with them. One way to see what is the right time of extension for you is to gradually extend out…"
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