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Re: [IP] MM to Omnipod Advice

Curly, Omnipod is a totally independent company.

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 8:00 AM, <email @ redacted> wrote:

> question:  Is the Omni a "relative of MM 772 or made from a different
>  company? My staff only issues the MM, but would like to be knowledgable
> of the
> different kinds out there for future. Thanks!  Sorry I can't help with
> your concerns
> In a message dated 9/28/2012 9:35:07 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> I have  changed from the MiniMed 722 to the Omnipod in the last 6 weeks,
> and
> would  like feedback from anyone who has done the same, positive or
> cautionary.  I
> love not having a tube, and the PDM is easier to read than the old 722
> screen. I
> am finding that I can bump/dislodge the pod more easily than my  old
> infusion
> sites, but it seems that with no tubing to deal with, I can  use new
> infusion
> areas, my upper arms in particular, which I like a lot,  plus the water
> proof
> feature.
> Anyone else have comments we can all  learn from?
> -----Original Message-----
> From:  email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted]  On Behalf Of Trish Ober
> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 8:37 AM
> To:  Insulin Pumper
> Subject: [IP] toenail surgery
> Janet -
> You  asked about toenail removal - I was thinking about this a year ago
> also -
> I  haven't had it done yet as the podiatrist showed me how to keep about
> 1/4  of
> the side of my toenail cut clear down - it isn't easy to do - and of
>  course
> you have to be able to get "contorted" to be able to see and hold  your
> foot
> really good to cut the nail yourself - however it has worked for  me so
> far.
> Anyway - I googled something along the lines of "toe nail  surgery" or "toe
> nail removal".  Amazing - but many people have wrote  about it after having
> it
> done - and some people even have step by step  pictures they took along the
> way
> during the surgery - so I would advise  googling it - you will get a really
> clear "picture" and story about how it  is currently being done.
> Trish
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