Podder Talk™ Blog
From wellness tips and science news, to stories and support, Podder Talk™ is where Omnipod® users share inspiration and information about how to simplify life with diabetes. Explore a variety of topics from a community unlike any other.
The writers of this blog, Evan Deane RN, CDCES & Christine O’Neil RN, CDCES, are employees of Insulet Corporation. The authors’ opinions are their own.
This article is informational only and is not a substitute for medical advice and/or services from a healthcare
Managing diabetes through the seasons
Sometimes the changing seasons can mean a change in your diabetes management, too. Starting new routines can be a wonderful time to go back to the basics to consider how things like your work or school schedule, new activities or
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<p>As a virtual Diabetes Health Coach and someone who has had Type 1 Diabetes for almost 20 years, I understand that one of the greatest things people with diabetes value is ease.
<p>By the time Prince Blue was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2016, his blood sugar was measuring at 800 mg/dL. Looking back, he realizes he hadn't been feeling well for over a year before then.</p>
<p>Asha Brown was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 5. Now, nearly 30 years later, she actually faces a handful of chronic health conditions she must manage on an hourly basis to get through her day.
<p>It was a dream come true when in 2012 I switched from a tubed pump to the Omnipod® System. I had spent years having to remove my pump while competing in track and field competitions and I would end up leaving the competitions with my blood sugars in the 300s.
<p>"I never really lived a life without diabetes," said Lauren Misiaszek. Only 11 months old at the time of her diagnosis, type 1 diabetes has always been part of Lauren's life.</p>
<p>Imagine your blood sugar dropping to 40 mg/dL while performing onstage in front of 2,000 people. You cannot simply pop a few glucose tabs while singing and dancing without completely disrupting the professional performance and experience for your audience.</p>