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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
  • infusion site problems

    I'm a type 1 diabetic for 28 years who began using an insulin pump in 2002. I have many other help problems, including serious cardiac problems. Recently I have had difficulties with my infusion sites getting hyperlipodystrophy in less than 24 hours. I am currently changing my infusion sites every...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by priestken on Wed, Mar 30 2011
  • Re: Need Opinions on CGMS and Pump Combo

    I am using the DexCom CGMS and I think it works reasonably well considering that the product technology is not really very accurate. 20% deviations are supposed to be about right but I find some very large ones. So never bolus unless you check with a glucose meter. But it does flag trends and I find...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by rellajeff on Fri, Oct 29 2010
  • Re: high sugars hours after work out exercise

    I have been insulin dependent for 40 years, but do not know the answer. Two things cross my mind an my comments are based on some researc and guesses. I have always noticed that my blood sugars climb after exercise, however this is immeadiately after. My thoughts are: Stress causes an increase in blood...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by StanN on Thu, Apr 8 2010
  • pumps

    I know this has been asked a million times but .... Son diagnosed with type 1 in may of this year and lately it has just been a ride, with sugars often high. Diet, compliance is no problem. He's on lantus and humalog. When is he pump worthy? Does he have to stabilize? Does anyone switch to the pump...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps (Forum) by spurry on Tue, Sep 8 2009
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