I have pretty much "had it" with the pump I am using (the Omnipod) and am seriously considering the option...I got an email (dont know how they got my inormation....but it worked) Selling the Asante…Continue
I was fast asleep this morning at 4:30...then the long beeeeeeep started on my pod, which had been on for 2 days, (left arm, front) this is the 5th (thats right...Five) pod from the same carton! The…Continue
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I am one of the poor unfortunate bastards who has been using the "Omnipod" inulin pump. Finally, after 5 years of struggling with it...yesterday my "PDM' just died. No kidding...in the middle of bolus delivery it just stopped working. I know it SHOULD be under WARRANTY, howvever, I have been "blacklisted" by the geniuses at "Insulet" (for being so negetive onlin about their product) so I am not going to waste my time calling them.
I always explore the folks (like me) who have a dog for their avatar, and I saw that you are in Richmond, VA. I am in Mechanicsville, where in Richmond are you? Who is your endo? What is your Golden's (I'm guessing) name? He/she is beautiful, would love to meet him/her. My dog's name is Brady (like the Quarterback from my hometown in NE). Just sent a "friend" request, dont worry, I'm not a stalker or anything!
Do you want to feel less burned out by this filthy disease? Just watch tv for a while for the latest "Accu-check Nano" commercial on tv. It is an ad for a blood glucose monitor (yes, that's right....a blood glucose monitor) and it has a background song sung by a chipper, sounds too young and cute, little girl: "Accu chec Nano- feels so right!" You got it...it "feels so right!" Every time I see that commercial I cant help but think "Oh, yeah! Each time I stab myself to draw blood it could not…Continue
Living in Richmond, VA, I am subject to using the "Bon Secours" (Good Help) health system, which, unfortunately, I have nothing good to say about. They were great (medically speaking) when I was hospitlized for months after my diabetes - related stroke in 2005, but they are terrible when it comes to administration, especially their finance dept.. I was back in the hospital (another Bon Secours hospital) last year for more sugery (again...diabetes related) and though the surgery went without…Continue