OmniPod Feature Survey

Welcome to this OmniPod User Group Survey. Our goal is to provide OmniPod maker Insulet with user feedback on potential new features. Note: We do not ask about smaller pods and CGM integration because Insulet is already aggressively working on those features. Survey author: I am a father of a daughter with T1 and I am not otherwise affiliated with Insulet.
1. First, let's look at new features for the Pod.
Here we're looking for insight into trade-offs. Rank the following features in order of importance with a rank of 1 being the most important. You can only enter one feature per rank (i.e. only a single choice for #1, a single choice for #2 etc).
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Better pod adhesion, more contact points (especially around canula)
Larger reservoir (for higher insulin needs)
Slightly curved/cushioned (or flexible) bottom of pod for better fit
Ability to customize pod appearance (skins, stickers, color, designs)
More visible canula (to confirm insertion and flow)
More visible serial numbers
Removable reservoir (reduce insulin waste, support higher insulin needs)
2. Now let's look at the PDM.
Here we're still looking for insight into trade-offs. Rank the following features in order of importance with a rank of 1 being the most important. You can only enter one feature per rank (i.e. only a single choice for #1, a single choice for #2 etc).
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Better form-factor for PDM (smaller, more modern style & features)
Extend distance that PDM and pod can sync
Sunlight readable screen
Smart phone version of PDM (iPhone, Android, etc)
Waterproof/shockproof PDM option (for outdoor lifestyle)
Integrated lancet in PDM (one less thing to carry)
Rechargeable PDM battery (like cell phone)
Vibrate option for alarms on PDM (more discrete)
3. Now we'll look at bolus/basal software.
Here continue to look for insight into trade-offs. Rank the following features in order of importance with a rank of 1 being the most important. You can only enter one feature per rank (i.e. only a single choice for #1, a single choice for #2 etc).
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In history, display actual bolus instead of suggested
Meal pre-sets for combination/extended boluses
Make settings more user-definable (i.e. alarm volume, alarm frequency, extended bolus interval, temp basals, etc)
Bolus from food library by entering amount of item (i.e. grams)
IOB calc option that includes food bolus (similar to other pumps)
One basal that includes different weekday and weekend settings
Upload food counts from a computer
4. And here are some other system changes.
Here we again look for insight into trade-offs. Rank the following features in order of importance with a rank of 1 being the most important. You can only enter one feature per rank (i.e. only a single choice for #1, a single choice for #2 etc).
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Quick shut-off for alarms
Go right to check BG after BG reminder (remove "ok" step)
Alarm if canula has dislodged
Expand data input to include items such as A1C, Doctor appt, BUN, Creatinine, Cholesterol, etc
Ability to enter carbs eaten to treat a low
More accurate calculation for insulin level in reservoir
Improved data reporting/mining
5. Now let's look at the whole list all together.
This time we're looking for intensity of need. Rate the importance of each of the following features.
Must haveLove to haveNice to haveDon't careDon't wantNo opinion
Meal pre-sets for combination/extended boluses
More visible canula (to confirm insertion and flow)
Make settings more user-definable (i.e. alarm volume, alarm frequency, extended bolus interval, temp basals, etc)
Expand data input to include items such as A1C, Doctor appt, BUN..Creatinine..Cholesterol, and other medical info
Integrated lancet in PDM (one less thing to carry)
Alarm if canula has dislodged
Quick shut-off for alarms
Ability to enter carbs eaten to treat a low
Bolus from food library by entering amount of item (i.e. grams)
Waterproof/shockproof PDM option (for outdoor lifestyle)
Removable reservoir (reduce insulin waste, support higher insulin needs)
Rechargeable PDM battery (like cell phone)
More visible serial numbers
More accurate calculation for insulin level in reservoir
Larger reservoir (for higher insulin needs)
IOB calc option that includes food bolus (similar to other pumps)
Upload food counts from a computer
Vibrate option for alarms on PDM (more discrete)
Smart phone version of PDM (iPhone, Andoid, etc)
Better form-factor for PDM (smaller, more modern style and features)
Sunlight readable PDM screen
Improved data reporting/mining
Ability to customize pod appearance (skins, stickers, color, designs)
Slightly curved/cushioned (or flexible) bottom of pod for better fit
In history, display actual bolus instead of suggested
Extend distance that PDM and pod can sync
One basal that includes different weekday and weekend settings
Better pod adhesion, more contact points (especially around canula)
Go right to check BG after BG reminder (remove ok step)
6. Age of person with diabetes?
7. How many years has this person had diabetes?
8. How many years on pump therapy?
9. How many years using the OmniPod?
10. Gender of person with diabetes?
11. Are you the person with diabetes or a caregiver?
12. Any other comments or suggestions?
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