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  • Tried The Pump/Had Allergy to Adhesive

    I have been diabetic for 25 years. I got type 1 at the age of 13. I tried the pump once and my A1C went from 7.5 to 6.5 in one month. I worked really hard when I switched....This was great but after wearing it for 1 month I started to have an alergic reaction to the adhesive on the pump. I used the Omi...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by Kerri on Tue, Dec 11 2012
  • Anyone switch from omnipod to medtronic? Feedback requested please

    Hi. I first started pump therapy last year with the omnipod after 37 years of injections. I was thrilled with the wireless & waterproof features - BUT the bloody thing would dislodge with the slightest touch to it. On my arm, stomach, etc. Embarrassing in yoga classes & business meetings to have...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by DiabeticDiva on Sun, Nov 13 2011
  • Re: Anyone on the OmniPod? Feedback

    Dear Arsinoe, I am in my 57th year with being a diabetic. I too was unable to accept be wired to a pump. Last year I finally was approved by my insurance for the OmniPod and I love it. Currently, Medicare does not approve the OmniPod. When I retire in 2013 I am hoping that OmniPod will have Medicare...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by Donna From Dexter on Tue, Oct 20 2009
  • Re: Anyone on the OmniPod? Feedback

    For a whole bunch of reasons, I do not want to use Novolog, Humulog, etc. (On rare occassions, I do use Novolog to correct, but don't like using it.) YMMV In any case, I am doing well, feel great, and have zero motivation to change insulins. Also not very interested in any of the other pumps on the...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by Arsinoe on Sat, Feb 28 2009
  • Anyone on the OmniPod? Feedback

    Hi Everybody! It's been a long time since I was last on the Joslin board. Happy to report that I have been feeling quite well and keeping busy with a number of interesting projects. Although I have long recognized the usefulness of insulin pumps for T1, I was never able to get past the issue of being...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by Arsinoe on Wed, Feb 25 2009
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