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Oops. I️ accidentally deleted my earlier post. **** thanks for your advice. So here it is again. My daughter uses the Omnipod but has a lot of trouble so I’m looking for advice. First, her skin is very sensitive to the pod itself. She experiences itchiness and a rash which gets worse after removing the pod. The only location she has been able to tolerate has been her arms. Also, she has had several pod failures after just a day or less, seemingly without explanation.Tried most of the usual barriers to prevent itching such as Tegaderm. Wondering if anyone has found something unconventional that works for them. Also, has anyone else had multiple pod failures?

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 2017.
Dubai, ARE
I think you should visit the doctor for pod changes so it is under supervision and also ensure no rough wear and tear for 2-3 days. Baby oil helps and try mixing sugar with it so it cleans the glue off the skin. If not, butter and coconut oil provide great relief. Apply the oil or butter on the area and wrap with a cotton cloth so the skin can breathe. Happy to help :)

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2017.
Dubai, ARE
What do the pod failures say?

Living with type 1 diabetes.I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes.
Skokie, IL
She said either pod failure or insulin delivery stopped

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