Susan Anderson
  • 49, Female
  • 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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mama replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi, I just joined this group, I have been a T1 for 48 and a half years and have been on the POD for about 7 years.I can't tell you how it has changed my life. I love to golf, not good at it, but I like the outdoors and hitting the ball, a lot…"
Jun 24, 2014
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Susan Anderson replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi Robin, Yes, Will is now 8 years old and has been using the Omnipod since he was two. Hang in there. The adhesive works great, just make sure you clean the area where you are going to place the pod with an alcohol wipe. Wait for it to dry…"
May 28, 2014
Robin replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Does your son will still use omnipod? Just started my 3year old on it today officially After several days of a trial saline run but having issues with pods staying on."
May 28, 2014
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,…"
Apr 4, 2014
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Ellie replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Great ideas!!"
Apr 4, 2014
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, 2014

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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 Pflumm 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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