Omnipod® Patient Resource Guide

With Omnipod®, you can make managing diabetes easier

Welcome to the Omnipod® Learning Center. You will find tips and tools that will help you understand and use the Omnipod® Insulin Management System. The Learning Center is intended to be used along with your Diabetes Management Plan and input from your healthcare provider.

The purpose of the Learning Center is to provide a place where you can review topics that were covered by your diabetes educator. Please click on the links below to get started.

Omnipod® is an easy-to-use, tubeless insulin delivery system that can make living with diabetes easier. This section offers an overview of the Omnipod® Insulin Management System.

Get to know Omnipod®>>

Caring for a child with diabetes means having a clear idea of their insulin needs and managing its delivery appropriately. This section shows parents how to work with their child's Omnipod® Insulin Management System.

Assist your child>>

Our Sitter Resource Guide helps parents explain critical tasks to those caring for their child when parents are away for a short period of time. It also provides emergency contact information, as well as suggestions for finding a babysitter who also has Type 1 Diabetes.

Learn More>>

Your Pod is small, lightweight, and tubeless, so you can wear it with freedom. This section will help you learn more about wearing your Pod.

Wear Omnipod®>>

Once you start using the Omnipod® Insulin Management System, there are routine times when you will need to change the Pod. This section will help you know when and how to change your Pod.

Change the Pod>>

A bolus is a dose of insulin to match the carbohydrates in a meal or snack, and/or to lower your blood glucose when it gets too high. A basal rate is a small amount of insulin constantly delivered throughout the day. This section will help you to learn more about basal and bolus insulin.

Basal and bolus insulin>>

Your PDM offers a convenient, built-in blood glucose meter, so you can check blood glucose levels as often as you need to. This section will help you learn more about checking and managing your blood glucose levels.

Check blood glucose levels>>

Your Pod holds and delivers your insulin without tubes attached. The PDM will program the Pod to deliver your customized basal rate(s), as well as calculate a suggested bolus. This section will help you learn more about bolusing from your PDM as well as suspending insulin delivery if needed. Always consult with your healthcare provider for guidance about your PDM setting adjustments.

Bolus delivery and insulin suspension>>

Carbohydrates are important because they provide energy, essential vitamins, and minerals. Carbs are also the primary foods that affect glucose levels. This section will help you to manage carbs.

Manage carbohydrates>>

Advanced Pumping, Tips, and Features

Now that your diabetes educator has reviewed the basics with Omnipod®, please take the time to learn about more advanced features, tips, and reminders.

The values shown here are for teaching purposes only. Consult with your healthcare provider before using these advanced features. They can also provide you with your own personalized recommendations. Please read on to learn more about reminders, tips, and features.

Use Reminders, Tips, and Features>>

Please refer to the Omnipod® Insulin Management System User Guide (English) (Spanish) for a full set of instructions.

Refer to the Omnipod® Insulin Management System User Guide (English) (Spanish) for complete information on how to use the System, and for all related warnings and cautions. The Omnipod® Insulin Management System User Guide (English) (Spanish) is available online at or by calling Customer Care.

Contact your local Omnipod® representative using the numbers below or visit for more information.

Customer Care: 800-591-3455
From outside the US: 978-600-7850

The tools and information above have been created for the UST400 PDM Model. The model number can be found on the back of the PDM.