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Old 11-22-2015, 01:25   #1
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I'm currently shopping for an insulin pump and would love to hear feedback from anyone who is currently pumping or using the Pod. What are the Pros and Cons of the system that you use. Thanks for your help.

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I am considering going to a pump as well and would be interested in the same information.

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I love my pod... no tubing. waterproof

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I love my pod... no tubing. waterproof

Sorry, I don't even know what a "pod" is. I'm a total newbie when it comes to pumping.

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The Pod is OmniPod insulin pump made by Insulit.

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I have a Tandem T-slim, I guess the original one. I love how easy the menu system is, and how its touch screen so navigating is significantly easier than some of the other pumps. It's like going from navigating using an iphone to navigating using an old style cell phone.

I also love the relationship Tandem and Dexcom seem to have, I believe they will have a more integrated system (than they already have) soon. Maybe even a good 'closed loop' system.

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I am looking into pumps as well and I just had an appointment with my diabetic nurse to go over what is available here.
I looked at the the following manufactures:
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Animas
OmniPod
After getting the run down on these I am leaning heavily towards the Omnipod just because it's all in one unit and no tubing. I went in thinking I really wanted a CGM but after getting more info on them I am going to wait on that part of the puzzle and possible go with a dexcom at a later date.

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