Susan Anderson
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  • Mountain View
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Keyanna R. and Syeda R. Jun 11, 2009. 80 Replies


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Susan Anderson replied to k's discussion 'first job' in the group OmniPod Users
"It's against the law for her employer to not allow her to keep necessary medical devices and equipment (test strips, glucose tabs, etc). Her protection falls under ADA and her employer must accommodate her. I'm a Human Resources Manager,…"
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Ellie replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Great ideas!!"
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Lavendardoll replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"I'm set to start podding at the end of this month and this is just the question I had. How do you test out good spots without wasting pods? This is a great solution. I know I'm a few years late to this game, but thanks a bunch for your…"
Apr 4
Girl Glycosylated replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Those all sound good to me. We haven't had a beeper yet, but I had heard the freezer trick from someone else. You can't get it at the Grocery store, but we've been happy with SensiWrap around her arms when she's swimming……"
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DavidTTX replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Susan, I know you left this message a long time ago but I wanted to say Thanks! The tips & tricks are a real blessing. I start on my omnipod day after tomorrow (Monday). Really looking forward to it. I had a minimed for years but I had issues…"
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At 12:16am on June 12, 2009, Keyanna R. and Syeda R. said…
Thanks Susan for replying. I sure hope with time we'll even out her numbers! It's great to hear that you have good control on will.
At 11:31pm on June 10, 2009, Keyanna R. and Syeda R. said…
Hi Susan, My daughter Syeda just turned 4yrs. old today. Yes it's her birthday. She was diagnosed back in January of this year. I'm assuming your son is 4 yrs old as well by now? So I feel we'll be of great help to one another. You may be more as your son was dianosed earlier. We too are in the paper work phase of the Animas Ping Pump. Mainly because her numbers are too high (255mg) on average. I've been reading alot of good comments on the OmniPod and Ping pump. Has Will taken a liking to it? What do you do about site changes, as far as pain goes. Syeda is currently taking 6 units NPH, 1/2 unit of Apidra (if she's between 100-200mg) more if higher (which she tends to be) in the mourning and 1 unit of Lantus, 1/2 of Apidra (same range as above) in the evening. Syeda tends to be HIGH mojority of the times. So I'm often trying to correct her. The thing is it's tricky tryin to not over do it because of the other insulins in her system. So we get alot of lows as well. We constantley get numbers in the 300's sometimes higher, like 400-575mg for the highs. For the lows any where from 22-75mg. Her target range should be between 100-200mg. Compared to alot of daibectics on this site her numbers sound scary, really roller coasterish! Tell me when/while the're eating before the 2 hour wait, is it normal for Syeda to be so high like in the 400-500's? I thought that was why you give them the Apidra/Humalog?
At 8:35pm on May 26, 2009, Lois said…

So sorry I missed your birthday. You weren't on the list of "tomorrow's birthdays" when I did my dirty deed last night!!! Hope you had a wonderful, wonderful day anyway.

Lois La Rose
Milwaukee, WI
At 5:09pm on May 26, 2009, Carrie J said…
At 8:07am on May 26, 2009, Linzie Wohletz said…
At 12:02am on May 26, 2009, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…

Happy Birthday to you
At 11:49am on May 13, 2009, Lizzie said…
If it's not to late, I would love to be part of your focus group! My email is
At 2:59pm on April 5, 2009, samantha said…
Hi Susan- Hope you and Will are doing good. Avery is doing really good. We are going to start pumping soon. Should be within the month. I'm hoping things get better for him. I just want the best for him. I just wanted to say hi and see how things were going for you.
At 10:38am on April 5, 2009, Janice said…
I don't know whether or not you needed my email to include me in your focus group; but there it is... forgot to include it in the previous reply.
At 7:23pm on March 27, 2009, Eric Rizzo said…
I'm interested in participating in a focus group for your 'Pod cases. You can reach me directly at eric at rizzoweb dot com



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