Resource Guides for Podders™
The following resource guides may help you to understand how to use your Omnipod® Insulin Management System. Please note that these resources are intended to be used along with your diabetes management plan and input from your healthcare provider.
Omnipod® Podder™ Resource Guide
In addition to introducing you to the Omnipod® System, the Podder™ Resource Guide provides clear and concise instructions to help you take full advantage of the advanced features of your Pod and Personal Diabetes Manager.
- How to Change and Activate the Pod
- How to Deliver a Bolus
- Omnipod Advanced Features: bolus, basal, and presets
- Manage hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
- Manage sick days
- Understand reminders, alerts, and alarms
- Learn more about your Personal Diabetes Manager
Quick Start Guide and Pod Placement
Pod UniversityTM (Pod U) is an educational series that supports short teaching sessions between Healthcare providers and patients. Each focused topic is covered on a double-sided page. The first in the series, Pod U 101 starts at the beginning of the patient journey with basic diabetes topics. Future Pod U releases will accommodate the more advanced needs of the patient.
SmartSitters Resource Guide
Our Sitter Resource Guide helps parents to explain critical diabetes management tasks to those caring for their child while they’re 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.
*According to dQ&A Q3 2016 Patient Panel Survey. Share of parents of children with type 1 diabetes on an insulin pump who had chosen the Omnipod® System was higher than for other pumps. Statistical significance of results calculated at the 95% level.
The Pod has an IPX8 rating for up to 25 feet for 60 minutes. The Personal Diabetes Manager is not waterproof.