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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?
discussion
Date diagnosed
January 1, 1997
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omni Pod

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Omni Pod Question

Posted on May 31, 2011 at 12:33pm 5 Comments

When I replace my pod on the stomach area, within the next day or so it becomes puffy and red in the window of the pod. Once I remove the pod it's REALLY itchy. Anyone else have this same problem?

Thanks for your help!!
Megan

Anyone using the Omni Pod Insulin Pump?

Posted on May 21, 2011 at 7:55am 6 Comments

I started the omni pod insulin pump Dec. 2010. Its been going really well up until about a month ago. Each time I take my pod off it leaves my skin red and irritated for days. Anyone else experiencing this? I've been using neosporin to heal the areas but they are not healing fast enough. I'm running out of places to put them.

Any suggestions?

Megan

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At 8:48am on May 23, 2011, Marie B said…
hi megs, please join our Omnipod Group here

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/omnipodusers
At 10:36am on May 21, 2011, Doris D said…
You know I wish there was a thing called the internet & that this site was here 37 years ago. It would have not made me feel so alone for so many years. It's just so nice to hear that other's know what I feel (and here we do) Til this day explaning it to the member's of my family ..................well they don't get it and I have a 22 year old Type 1 daughter who when eating anything she wants is still 93 (was it) I've found that the older I get the badder I am w/ the diabetes.
At 8:19am on May 20, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions, or just ask any of us on our pages and we will try to help you out.

Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 5:02am on May 20, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
At 2:57am on May 20, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
 
 
 

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