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  1. Vacation Disaster Redo

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheetah-cub View Post
    Bummer!

    We have been to Hawaii 3 times with our pods. We suffered the cracked pod just once (She was just snorkeling). My daughter loves water, and can spend the whole day in the ocean and pool. For such extended use, I used the Opsite to tape the sides of the pods down. It can hold down the 3 days.

    If you are worried about cracked pod, you can also try use the opsite to tape over the pods to protect it better. I remember taping over the pods during her 3 day windsurfing
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  2. Question re 504 for Kindergartner who uses Omnipod

    Quote Originally Posted by jenm999 View Post
    My son was dx in first grade, now in second, so a little older, but I thought I'd share what we do. Dex alarm is set at 80 and nurse watches via Nightscout from her office. If Dex alarms OR he feels low (no matter what the Dex says) he is to take a tablet immediately (he keeps them in his little shoulder bag) and then be escorted by an adult to the nurse for confirmation fingerstick and further testing. They don't want BG checks in the classroom either. I can't fathom why there would be an issue
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  3. Dex wash

    Quote Originally Posted by TripleThreat View Post
    We can't get replacement wish I could

    Thanks this site is the best
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  4. Dealing With Rapid Increases in Insulin Needs

    Quote Originally Posted by Phyllis View Post
    Several things occur to me. First I would replace the insulin vials. Even if the expiration date is good, if the vial has been open over a month the insulin may have lost some potency. Also, it is quite possible that pubertal hormones are increasing insulin resistance. I would start with newly opened vials and then adjust the dose of basal upward slowly in small steps if needed. Even small increases can make a big difference. If puberty is a variable, the insulin to carbohydrate ratio may also
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  5. Dexcom

    We must be !ucky. Sophie will wear a site or sensor anywhere. The favs for sensors are arms and bum,tummy can sometimes get uncmfortable of she sits hunched over for very long.Thighs are OK,but she has ripped a few out pulling up her pants
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