I was working in the yard this weekend and was sweating to the point where my pod on my abdomin came very loose and I had to replace it. I had just put it on that morning. I guess it's just another thing to be aware of using the Omnipod!!

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Comment by Doris D on May 29, 2012 at 9:40am

Not only the Omnipod. I wear the MM and it's also something I have to watch for

Comment by Cody Turner on May 29, 2012 at 2:53pm

Check into the skin adhesive Mastisol. I know if you call MM they will send you a sample skin adhesive package which will have various things in it. As far as Omnipod i don't know. Mastisol is surgical strength skin adhesive and works great. I use it and my infusion sets don't come off even with showering and swimming with them on.

Comment by nel on July 1, 2012 at 8:31pm

Not sweating ...but our Senior Black cat Dante caught up in the tubing , on my right arm , taped down with IV3000 tape ( I should have covered the infusion site with my T-shirt sleeve ...and did not ...such is life living with D ) ...we keep on learning !! ...I picked up Dante , cause I was ready to smooch with him !!

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