Podder Talk™ Blog
Diabetes impacts our relationships in all dimensions — family, friends, significant others because seriously, how could it not? But how does diabetes impact a relationship when both people are living with diabetes?
Since the launch of the Omnipod DASH™ System in Spring 2019, we have received many questions from the community regarding coverage. Here are some common questions and answers from our Market Access team.
9-year-old Alex Kolev popped up on his surfboard. Following a hard push from his instructor, he bent his knees and straightened his arms, balancing his body against the fresh ocean air, allowing him to coast to the shore.
Doing things differently has always been a constant part of my life. It isn’t because I want to stand out or because I think I am too good for anyone, it's just how my life has always gone.
Hi there! I'm Maria and I've had diabetes for almost 25 years. I have been a Podder™ since 2006, and I have worked at Insulet since 2015.
Walt Disney World is said to be the Happiest Place on earth. This statement is so very true for many however, during the last week of February 1988, it was not a happy place for me at all. My family had decided to take a vacation and drive to Orlando Florida for winter school break.
Sophomore year of college looked a bit out of the normal for me—instead of catching football games, joining new clubs and going out on the weekends exploring the town, mine included a lot of time learning outside the classroom.
“Diabetes poses hurdles, but hurdles are meant to be jumped over,” says 24-year-old Jacob Rothstein who has been living with Type 1 diabetes (T1D, or type 1) for almost 4 years and is currently training for the New York City Marathon this fall.
My name is Arielle. I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic since I was 7 years old. I’ve been a Podder™ for 7 months, and I have worked for Insulet since July of this year.
I’m Dr. Trang Ly - Pediatric Endocrinologist and Medical Director here at Insulet, the makers of the Omnipod® System. I make sure that the products we develop are safe and effective for our users. Here’s a secret – I have the BEST job in the world!
My name is Kate Hall and I was diagnosed with type one diabetes when I was 10 years old. I have been on the Omnipod® System since 2012. Being a Podder™ completely changed my life and has enabled me to succeed in my track and field career.
Summertime is here, and with it come more days spent at the pool, beach or enjoying other outdoor activities.
As Insulet’s External Communications Manager, I'm not just an employee, I'm also the mom of a pre-teen Podder™! Between work and real-life, I have made a lot of great connections in the diabetes community over the past six years.