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.
What do you get when you bring 60 or so skiers, snowboarders, and Podders together for a day on the slopes?
Gear. Lots and lots of gear.
So let’s talk about a subject everyone loves: stress. Pardon the sarcasm. The truth is no one likes stress. Like uninvited guests at dinner, stress can exhaust even the heartiest of souls, taxing you physically and emotionally, making even the most mundane tasks a Herculean effort.
Anyone who uses an insulin pump knows there are many benefits in terms of lifestyle and glucose control. However, there's also a lot that can go wrong. Just the other day, I got one of those annoying “occlusion” alarms for no apparent reason.
Let's face it ̶ nobody enjoys being sick. When you have diabetes, illness adds an unwelcome layer of complexity to your day-to-day management. You may be feeling miserable and want nothing more than to sleep, but you still need to stay on top of things by checking blood glucose (BG) and ketone
Have you ever had one of those days? You wake abnormally high or low, you take a bolus to get your glucose down or suspend insulin delivery to bring it back up, and then the melee ensues:
In a series of 12 episodes, PodderTalk™ is featuring interviews between professional snowboarder Sean Busby and inspirational people in the diabetes community. In this episode of Sean Busby’s Heroes, Sean talks with Dan, a college student living with type 1 diabetes.
Elle Shaheen is a 19-year-old student at Harvard College and a proud member of the Podder™ community.
When University of Massachusetts junior Christina Roth started a student group for others living with type 1 diabetes in 2009, she had no idea that her organization would quickly become the number one resource for young adults like her and would expand to college campuses all over the United Stat
June 17, 2017 was easily the most heart wrenching and difficult day of my entire life. It was the day I lost my mother to cancer. She was by my side when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes nearly five years ago, and held my hand through the first few weeks of learning to live with T1D.
Are you determined to take control of your or your child’s blood sugar in 2018? Had enough of the blood sugar roller coaster?
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.