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Fear and My Future: How the Omnipod® System Changed Everything
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.
Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:05
INSPIRING CURIOSITY: WHAT I LEARNED FROM EXPERIMENTING WITH MY DIET
In the (almost) 20 years I’ve lived with type 1 diabetes, I have always maintained that this struggle has given me more than it has taken from me. I know that my experience isn’t shared by everyone but type 1 diabetes has been the driving force in my life
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:19
PODDERS AT INSULET: INTRODUCING IRON ANDY
“Things happen,” Andy explains. “You can either curl up in a ball, or you can do something extraordinary.”
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:01
CONQUERING THE BEAST
As I’ve mentioned in a few previous blogs, I’m a runner. It is truly my outlet for life, allowing the world to slow down and make sense, giving me time to clear my head and gather my thoughts.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:52
SEAN BUSBY’S HEROES: TAITE AND TREVOR HAMMER, ACTIVE KIDS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES
In a series of 12 episodes, Podder™ Talk is featuring interviews between professional snowboarder Sean Busby and inspirational people in the diabetes community. In this episode, Sean talks with Taite and bis brother Trevor about living with T1D.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:47
IT’S GOOD TO BE STUCK! STRATEGIES FOR KEEPING YOUR PUMP SECURELY IN PLACE
For those of us who use insulin pumps, we need insulin delivery to be seamless. Interrupted delivery can mean a major change in blood sugar, and it often happens at times when we are not prepared.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:44
SIX WAYS TO LOWER STRESS WITH DIABETES
Work, family, school, traffic, finances, and relationships are common sources of stress for many of us. Add diabetes management and you may feel totally overwhelmed.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:39
GETTING HISTORIC: ONE MAN’S MISSION TO RUN A MARATHON IN ALL 50 STATES
On June 15, I packed two suitcases, one for me and one for my two daughters, Avery and Harper. Together, we drove from Charlotte, NC to the airport in Greenville, SC for the start of our summer vacation.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:33
DESPITE DIABETES, OUR BLOGGERS HAVE DONE INCREDIBLE THINGS
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.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:05
ONE LAST RUN: 50 MARATHONS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES
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.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:00
PLAY BALL! HOW THE OMNIPOD SYSTEM HELPS KIDS ROUND THE BASES
Miles and I recently sat down to talk all things baseball, and how using the Omnipod System to manage his diabetes makes life a little easier for him while playing his favorite sport.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:51
HOOP DREAMS AND BASAL SCHEMES: STRATEGIES FOR AVOIDING DANGEROUS HIGHS AND LOWS
CDE and Podder Gary Scheiner talks about how he manages his diabetes while playing sports to avoid highs and lows while
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:29
CHOOSING TECHNOLOGY AS A PARENT WITH DIABETES: TUBES OR TUBELESS PUMPS?
As a mother of a 5-year-old and a 13-month-old, my life with type 1 diabetes is busy. I work a full time job, am a full time Mom, and lead an active life with yoga, and distance running and cycling. Diabetes has to be managed within these components.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:04
STRONGMAN PODDER™ RODNEY MILLER GIVES KIDS WITH DIABETES A LIFT
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!
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:21
5 MARATHONERS TAKE ON NYC WITH DIABETES AND THE OMNIPOD SYSTEM
Less than 24 hours before embarking upon her first full marathon, 32-year-old Podder™ Torrey McKnight was nervous, but excited to show the world, and herself, that diabetes didn’t have to keep her from pursuing her dreams.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:08