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Switching Back to the Tslim From the OmniPod and Back Again

After my daughter’s OmniPod insulin pump pod emitted a high pitched continuous alarm during a midterm, she decided to switch back to the Tslim insulin pump. The alarm interrupted everyone taking the exam, and she had to get up and leave the room while the pod still alarmed. She went to the nurse’s office and . . . → Continue reading: Switching Back to the Tslim From the OmniPod and Back Again

The OmniPod Insulin Pump: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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A few months ago, my 8-year-old and 11-year-old daughters switched to the OmniPod from the Tslim and the Animas insulin pumps. After a summer of disconnecting from their insulin pumps for swim team, a pump with no tubing was a welcome relief. The major negative aspect of the OmniPod, however, is that it alarms when . . . → Continue reading: The OmniPod Insulin Pump: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly