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, Matt Luttrell and Shannon Greenlee, are employees of Insulet Corporation. The authors’ opinion is their own. This article is informational only and is not a substitute for medical advice and/or services from a healthcare provider (HCP). This article

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


<p>Technology: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. It’s great when it works like it's supposed to, but when it doesn't, it can be a huge source of frustration!

<p>It’s not every day you meet someone who can dead lift a car, bend a steel frying pan with his bare hands, or carry 200 pounds across a parking lot. But meeting someone who can do all of that with type 1 diabetes is downright impressive!</p>

<p>My name is Kayley Christian and I’m 19 years old. I’ve had type 1 diabetes for almost six years. This summer, I am working as an intern with the marketing team here at Insulet Corporation.

<p>In a series of 12 episodes, Podder™ Talk&nbsp;is featuring interviews between professional snowboarder&nbsp;<a href="http://suited.myomnipod.com/author/sean/">Sean Busby</a>&nbsp;and in

<p>As I’ve mentioned in a few previous blogs, I’m a runner.

<p>So let’s talk about a subject everyone loves: stress. Pardon the sarcasm. The truth is no one likes stress.

<p><em>“What’s that thing on your arm?”</em></p>

<p>So as we came to the end of the year, I had an internal dilemma: what do I get my daughters for Christmas? As they’ve gotten older, I’ve been more deliberate about creating memories with them instead of simply buying things that can be disposed of after the novelty wears off.

<p>I have passed into the "I FINALLY have energy!" trimester, a.k.a. the second trimester of pregnancy. My husband and I went to the symphony recently. I had two…errr... three things that are pretty obvious on my body now.

<p>If you’ve been reading my blogs, you know I’ve been on a quest to be the first diabetic to complete a marathon in all 50 states. This is a journey that began in November 2000 when I hobbled to a finish in the New York City Marathon, exhausted and exhilarated.

<p>November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when patients, clinicians, and others whose lives are touched by diabetes bring attention to the challenges of this disease.

<p>In a series of 12 episodes, PodderTalk™&nbsp;is featuring interviews between professional snowboarder Sean Busby and inspirational people in the diabetes community.

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