Re: [IP] omnipod
I've been using the OmniPod for 9 months now, it was my first pump. Love it.
As with anything new, you have to find what works best for you, but I have
had minimal problems and no issue with customer service. I like not having
the tubing and I LOVE not having to insert the needle myself. It's been a
great addition to my family and has improved my quality of life tenfold.
--- On Tue, 9/30/08, Jordyn McNamara <email @ redacted> wrote:
From: Jordyn McNamara <email @ redacted>
Subject: Re: [IP] omnipod
To: email @ redacted
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 6:35 AM
I've seen the omnipod but i don't have any experience with it though,
the medtronic minimed insulin pump.
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 10:18 PM, Kenneth Moss
<email @ redacted>wrote:
> My 12 year old son has been using it for about a year and we really like
> it. I have not heard of problems from anyone that has used the Pod for
> length of time. Like anything, there is a learning curve finding what
> best for you. I have heard of customer support problems, but I have had
> nothing, but good service. When there is a problem with a Pod they have
> happily replaced the Pod. My son dropped his PDM on a concrete walk this
> summer and there were parts rattling around. We assumed we were going to
> have to pay for a replacement, but they said that as long as we could mail
> the pieces back to them they would replace it free and they did.
> After watching my son use the Pod I know if it were me I would choose the
> Pod over another pump with the tubing.
> Hope this Helps
> Ken Moss
> Father of Rusty, 12 YOA, dx 9-20-2006
> On Sep 29, 2008, at 8:54 PM, Keirstin McHenry wrote:
>> I was a the Endo's office today for bloodwork and saw this Omnipod
>> they say is like a pump but 'wireless.' Has anyone else seen
>> anyone have any experience with one?
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