Elite Skier Uses OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System at World Championships
Kris Freeman Joins Growing Ranks of Professional Athletes Who Use the OmniPod System to Manage their Diabetes
"As a professional athlete, I can't afford to worry about my diabetes when I'm competing, and with the OmniPod, I don't have to," said Freeman. "The OmniPod's innovative, tubing-free design is durable enough for the toughest conditions I face during competition. And off the slopes, it gives me freedom to live an active, healthy life, while maintaining great control of my diabetes."
Freeman, the number one Nordic distance skier in the
Freeman isn't the only professional athlete to enjoy the freedom of the OmniPod System and its innovative design. Other top athletes who use the OmniPod include:
-- Triathlete Jay Hewitt -- Mountaineer Lisa Seaman -- Team Type 1, a team of professional cyclists who have diabetes -- Dolphin Trainer Robyn Cox About the OmniPod Insulin Management System
The OmniPod® Insulin Management System is the first and only continuous insulin delivery system of its kind on the market. The OmniPod System offers people living with insulin-requiring diabetes all the benefits of insulin pump therapy, with unprecedented freedom, comfort and ease in managing their diabetes. Unlike conventional insulin pumps, the OmniPod System has no tubing and features automated, virtually pain-free insertion. It has just two, wireless components: the Pod - a, compact, lightweight, self-adhesive insulin delivery device that is worn discreetly on the skin beneath clothing; and the Personal Diabetes Manager - a wireless, menu-driven, hand-held device that programs the Pod.