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Podmom replied to Paul's discussion 'Omnipod and United Health' in the group OmniPod Users
"You are very fortunate to have such great coverage. We have UHC with a $4,000 deductible. Once that is met I pay $120 a box. It is unbelievably expensive."
May 14
Podmom is attending Emily Coles's event
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Artificial pancreas discussion in the TuDiabetes open chatroom at http://www.tudiabetes.org/chat

May 15, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
6-7pm PT8-9pm CT9-10pm ETJoin the discussion!!  Members will meet in the TuDiabetes chatroom to talk about the artificial pancreas.  Do you have questions?  Answers?  Hopes and dreams?  Have you ever participated in an artificial pancreas clinical trial, or would you LIKE to?Bring all your comments to share with fellow members.  Together we are a font of knowledge :)See More
May 14
Podmom replied to Erik's discussion 'Current Users Are Important to Insulet (LOL)' in the group OmniPod Users
"I called..I offered to pay out of pocket for a new smaller system. My son is 5, he is 42 pounds and a smaller, lighter pod would mean more than words can express. Because I am currently an Omnipod customer I am not ALLOWED to purchase out of pocket.…"
Apr 12, 2013
Podmom replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'It's here! It's here!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Mark- was that from isulet or a distributor? I was told to call insult back on April 1st that's when they'd get an update"
Mar 23, 2013
Podmom replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'It's here! It's here!' in the group OmniPod Users
"WOW! We've been patiently awaiting word that our new pods are coming. My son's been a pod wearer for 2 years now and a smaller pod will be much easier for his little body. I'm curious what area your from and what distributor you use.…"
Mar 1, 2013
Podmom joined Mathew's group
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OmniPod Users

This group is dedicated to giving OmniPod users a place to discuss and share our experiences so that we may grow and help each other "make diabetes a smaller part of our lives."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…See More
Mar 1, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Podmom
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Podmom... This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends. Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance.…"
Feb 20, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for Podmom
"Welcome Podmon, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for…"
Feb 20, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Podmom
"Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for…"
Feb 20, 2013
Stress left a comment for Podmom
"Welcome to a great site full of info ! Checkout the Omnipod Group!"
Feb 20, 2013
Podmom is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Feb 20, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
tips or information
Date diagnosed
April 18, 2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
omnipod

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At 8:51pm on February 20, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Podmom...
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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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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Is the little driver in the profile pic the one who has diabetes?
There are also groups here for parents of children with diabetes, such as....
"Kids with Diabetes"
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 5:42pm on February 20, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Podmon, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions..

If the handsome guy in the picture is the Pod wearer you might want to visit these groups.
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/parentsofkidswithtype1
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/momnipodsandpopnipods

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 2:58pm on February 20, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 12:56pm on February 20, 2013, Stress said…

Welcome to a great site full of info ! Checkout the Omnipod Group!

At 11:17am on February 20, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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