I think I mentioned that I had an endo appointment earlier this month. I was excited to tout my latest A1c (5.9!) and show her my newest diabetes toy, the OmniPod’s new color PDM. As usual, I left work and the kids in a huge rush and drove to the clinic all concerned about keeping good time. So you can imagine how irritated I was when I realized at some point that I’d been sitting…Read more »
The folks at Insulet have very generously shipped me out an advance unit of their new color PDM. (I guess they just knew I’d be first on the upgrade list, and wouldn’t stop pestering them ’til I got one pronto.) I fired mine up last Wednesday afternoon, and have been happily playing with it since. Here are my impressions so far:
SIZE & SHAPE
The squared-off shape makes it feel more compact, although the unit…
We knew it was coming, but Insulet Corp. has been very tight-lipped about their new color-screen PDM (controller unit) for the OmniPod wireless pumping system. Well, off a tip from a reader I’ve discovered the new unit is available for pre-order starting today — and it’s looking good.
Reader Eric R. writes:
My local rep had plenty of details to share, but to me the highlights are:
1) Color screen
2) New companion software (for…
My 9-year old asks the best questions. A few mornings ago, staring at the OmniPod on my shoulder, she hit me with this one:
“Mom, does it hurt more when it pulls out or when it gets pushed in?”
“Um… neither hurts that much, really. OK — so when you pull it out, that’s just a second, but when it’s getting pushed into my skin, that kind of aches.” (I didn’t mention the most common…
Insulet Corp., makers of the OmniPod tubeless insulin pump system, is now also offering a low-cost switch option to users of the discontinued Cozmo pump:
For a limited time, Cozmo users will be able to start on OmniPod for as little as $49.99. This offer includes an OmniPod Starter kit and a one-month supply of Pods. More info is available at the website: www.myomnipod.com/support/Cozmo/ or by calling 1- 866-941-4579.
Hopefully this one won’t rub some…