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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 by Kerri on Tue, Dec 11 2012
  • Can Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients Drink Alcohol(Wine)

    Can diabetic kidney disease patients drink alcohol (wine)? Besides treatment, diabetic kidney disease patients also care about the food which they should take in to assist the treatment. Generally, they are forbidden to drink alcohol or wine. Firstly, liver is used to detoxify what we take in, which...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps by ckdsite on Sat, Jun 2 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 by DiabeticDiva on Sun, Nov 13 2011
  • Comedy of Errors: Insulin pump failure (x2) and UPS failure

    It's rare that I get this upset over something that can easily go wrong like a package delivery. However, this concerns Medtronic doing the best they can to get me a working insulin pump after mine died on Monday. I finally got a working pump reattached on Thursday afternoon. However, between UPS...
    Posted to Insulin Pumps by rkwalton on Fri, Jun 17 2011