Tara and the OmniPod

From TSchmidt 2009-01-25 16:31:03 -0400 11 Comments

Tara shares how the OMNIPOD has made living with Type 1 Diabetes a piece of cake. Tara is 13 and was diagnosed about 2 years ago just as she entered middle school. After 3000+ injections, we discovered the OmniPod Insulin Management System.

While we still need to test her blood sugar levels up to 10 times a day, the OmniPod has eliminated the injections, and has given Tara the independence she needs as she enters her teen years.

We are still praying for "the cure" and hope everyone can find a little bit extra to give to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

http://www.jdrf.org

Thanks for watching!

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11 replies

Survivor
Survivor 2009-01-31 22:37:24 -0400 Report

Tara: You are truly an inspiration to all Diabetics type 1 or 2!!! You sure know your stuff about the OmniPod. I sure hope it can become available to all those who use Insulin some day!!! Love, Survivor

sara - 27890
sara - 27890 2009-01-31 20:23:21 -0400 Report

what a brave girl. i have diabetes and im trying to get on the omnipod. you should feel very proud to be her mom she is such a brave girl.

Survivor
Survivor 2009-01-31 15:34:18 -0400 Report

Your video is most inspirational my neighbor is type 1 diabetic I am going to show her this video and see what she and her parents think thank you for your wonderful video Survivor

dodo - 26123
dodo - 26123 2009-01-31 14:31:14 -0400 Report

Hey! Congrats on having such a cool kid, who's not letting diabetes run her life! It must be refreshing I'm sure not having to inject insulin every day, several times a day…

Anngelia
Anngelia 2009-01-31 13:02:22 -0400 Report

I got my latest pump just over a year ago and then shortly afterwards learned about the Omnipod. The Omnipod will be my next pump. :-)


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