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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
May 02, 2013
Document Documentand Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol PODD  
Entity Registrant Name INSULET CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0001145197  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   53,434,429