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RobAW replied to Linny's discussion 'Omnipod batteries' in the group OmniPod Users
"Perhaps the batteries were old? I seem to get much longer than that, at least a month I'd say. I doubt very much it's a setting thing, unless maybe your screen timeout is set to the max 60 and the backlight timeout is also max of 60. That…"
Mar 9
RobAW liked Linny's discussion Omnipod batteries
Mar 9
RobAW replied to Linny's discussion 'I'm pumping!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Awesome, I remember that exciting feeling a few years ago. "That's it?" when the first insertion happened, the freedom that goes along with the POD and not having to bring "the kit" everywhere I go, that first meal bolus…"
Mar 5
RobAW replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi. I've been on the POD for a while now and have had relatively few problems. From time to time one will fail, but that happens. They have all been replaced for me in my next shipment of PODs for free. As for staying on, I have yet to have one…"
Feb 28
RobAW replied to Linny's discussion 'Omnipod Starter Kit...' in the group OmniPod Users
"Yes, while still being on your regular shots or using your old pump. I suppose it gets you used to the system. I did not do the saline, just jumped right in without missing a beat. Good luck, I love the old and and it works great for me."
Feb 28
RobAW replied to Ms Ashua's discussion 'Could it be this box of pods?' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi, and welcome to the POD. I can only speak for me, but I need a lower IC ratio, i.e., it takes more insulin for each g of carb at supper for some reason. That was a programming adjustment I made after being on the POD a while that's worked…"
Jan 15
RobAW replied to MarlboroNick's discussion 'FreeStyle test strip orientation in vial' in the group OmniPod Users
"I stick some in a smaller vial so it fits in my small meter case. They're all messed up by the time I'm done shuffling them around anyway, lol."
Jan 6
RobAW replied to MarlboroNick's discussion 'Battery removal from the PDM' in the group OmniPod Users
"Maybe I'm like you Cheryl, I have no issues taking them out either. Sorry MarlboroNick, not much help here."
Jan 6
RobAW replied to SherryAnn's discussion 'Sticking Needle' in the group OmniPod Users
"Thats not good at all. I am not having this problem, but whenever something does happen, I'm quick to call Insulet support and they have always been quick to deal with the issue. That many in one box/lot, I would definately call them and aslk…"
Oct 8, 2014
RobAW replied to Bondedbyblood's discussion 'Asking for advise before starting omnipod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi there. I've been on the POD a few years now, and love it. I rarely have a POD failure nor do I have any issues with the cannula. For POD failures, I simply call support and they replace the POD in my next shipment at no cost. I'm from…"
Sep 22, 2014
RobAW replied to Dave's discussion 'Well that's a first time...' in the group OmniPod Users
"That's an interesting theory as well."
Sep 3, 2014
RobAW replied to Dave's discussion 'Well that's a first time...' in the group OmniPod Users
"Perhaps it's a PDM issue. I would definitely report it to Insulet, and start the ball rolling if it happens again, at least there's a record of it. I got my old pdm replaced once because when I changed batteries, I lost all my settings. It…"
Sep 3, 2014
RobAW replied to joey's discussion 'tips for going to an amosment park. and water park' in the group OmniPod Users
"Went to Cedar Point last week for two days and had no issues. We stayed close to the park so I didn't bring the extra gear with me, I left it all in the hotel, but do bring lots of spares with you in case you knock one our more off, it happened…"
Aug 17, 2014
RobAW replied to Bonnie's discussion 'Pod Problems' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi Bonnie. I'll start by saying good luck with your decision, and it's a good thing you're researching. For me, the Omnipod was the only choice. I have no desire to pump with a tubed machine. I also agree totally with Barbaraann. I an…"
Aug 11, 2014
RobAW replied to savage810's discussion 'Omnipod and the slow degradation of performance' in the group OmniPod Users
"Steve D, I'll start by saying that I'm truly sorry that you had to go through a heart attack. I'm also very glad that you survived and still have your witts about you - I wish nobody ever had to go through such an experience. I do,…"
May 15, 2014
RobAW replied to RobAW's discussion 'Kudo's to Omnipod and their support team' in the group OmniPod Users
"It must have something to do with the Canadian team or that GSK is involved here. I deal directly with Omnipod Support for ordering my pods as well as any problems I have, and have not experienced any problem ever. I wish I had such great support…"
May 14, 2014

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Share expernces with other diabetics
Date diagnosed
January 12, 1977
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omnipod

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At 10:49am on October 6, 2010, RobAW said…
Thank you all for the wishes. It's hard to imagine another year has gone by so quickly, and as the numbers grow higher, so does the speed at which birthdays seem to arrive. I appreciate the kind words. Rob
At 10:18am on October 6, 2010, Doris D said…
At 8:53am on June 5, 2010, clarence haynes said…
Dear RobAW, Greetings from TOREONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, where INSULIN was discovered by BANTING & BEST, JULY 30 1921. I too was diagnosed in 1977, with a BG of 880 and was clinically dead.Since then with my second chance, have being aROLE MODEL to over 45.000 diabetics and as a member of a LIONS CLUB, since 1972, is using their excellent prevention and awareness program through their 45.000 clubs in 205 countries to BE INVOLVED. Our website, BLUE ROSE DIABETES FOUNDATION, wwwbrdfoundation.com, is worth checking out, As a 92 partner in this site our aiom is to help dabetic, disabled, etc who fall through the cracks. clarence.haynes@sympatico.ca
At 1:39pm on June 4, 2010, Marie B said…
I think we are quite friendly too! here is another link you might be interested in

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

you can join even though you aren't using the Omnipod right now.
At 1:22pm on June 4, 2010, Linda G said…

You're welcome....
linda
At 11:07am on June 4, 2010, Doris D said…
Your welcome here's a link to a group you might be intrested in http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/type1sfrom7079. I took Type 1 in 73 so here we can share old war stories.
At 9:23am on June 4, 2010, catlover said…
HI Rob- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here.
At 7:48am on June 4, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 5:59am on June 4, 2010, Marie B said…
hi there Rob, welcome! here is a link to our Canadian Group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/canada
At 4:45am on June 4, 2010, Linda G said…
Welcome Home Rob....fellow Ontarian!

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

Also please introduce yourself to our forum at http://www.tudiabetes.org/fourm/catagoirieintroduceyourself/listF
 
 
 

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