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Re: [IP] Changing from OmniPod to Tubes



> I changed from an OmniPod to an old MedT pump also to do OpenAPS. I use
> the RileyLink system as opposed to Dana's system. If you use an iPhone, the
> RileyLink system is easier to build but it is totally Apple built and run.
>
> This explains what the OpenAPS system is https://openaps.org
>
> This is a blog of how I began with the RileyLink.
> http://www.healthline.com/diabetesmine/homegrown-diabetes-tool-rileylink#4
>
> Judi in MI
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 4:41 PM Phoenix Becker <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
>> Hi Rebecca,
>>
>> Please explain what using a Medtronic pump as an APS is?
>>
>>
>> Changing from OmniPod to Tubes
>>
>> The Omnipod was the only pump I had ever used until two months ago. I
>> switched to an old Medtronic in hopes of making it function as an APS.
>> That
>> effort is still in process. I like some things. The infusion set takes up
>> much less real estate on my body and I love the 90 degree canula angle. I
>> hate the fact that I always need to have a pocket to put it in (seriously,
>> women's clothes don't have pockets!). It's also much harder to download
>> the
>> data from it. I think it requires a special meter but I haven't figured it
>> out yet. And I always end up a little high after showers or if I have to
>> disconnect for an activity.  Overall I loved the omnipod and would stay
>> with them if I could hack them to work with openAPS but most of the time I
>> find the Medtronic tolerable and much better than MDI would be.
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