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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Slightly curved/cushioned (or flexible) bottom of pod for better fit
Better pod adhesion, more contact points (especially around canula)
More visible canula (to confirm insertion and flow)
Larger reservoir (for higher insulin needs)
Ability to customize pod appearance (skins, stickers, color, designs)
Removable reservoir (reduce insulin waste, support higher insulin needs)
More visible serial numbers
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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Sunlight readable screen
Integrated lancet in PDM (one less thing to carry)
Smart phone version of PDM (iPhone, Android, etc)
Rechargeable PDM battery (like cell phone)
Vibrate option for alarms on PDM (more discrete)
Waterproof/shockproof PDM option (for outdoor lifestyle)
Extend distance that PDM and pod can sync
Better form-factor for PDM (smaller, more modern style & features)
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
IOB calc option that includes food bolus (similar to other pumps)
One basal that includes different weekday and weekend settings
Make settings more user-definable (i.e. alarm volume, alarm frequency, extended bolus interval, temp basals, etc)
Upload food counts from a computer
Bolus from food library by entering amount of item (i.e. grams)
Meal pre-sets for combination/extended boluses
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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Alarm if canula has dislodged
Improved data reporting/mining
Quick shut-off for alarms
Expand data input to include items such as A1C, Doctor appt, BUN, Creatinine, Cholesterol, etc
Go right to check BG after BG reminder (remove "ok" step)
More accurate calculation for insulin level in reservoir
Ability to enter carbs eaten to treat a low
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
Extend distance that PDM and pod can sync
More accurate calculation for insulin level in reservoir
Vibrate option for alarms on PDM (more discrete)
Upload food counts from a computer
Smart phone version of PDM (iPhone, Andoid, etc)
Quick shut-off for alarms
Ability to customize pod appearance (skins, stickers, color, designs)
One basal that includes different weekday and weekend settings
More visible serial numbers
Better form-factor for PDM (smaller, more modern style and features)
Waterproof/shockproof PDM option (for outdoor lifestyle)
Alarm if canula has dislodged
Meal pre-sets for combination/extended boluses
Removable reservoir (reduce insulin waste, support higher insulin needs)
In history, display actual bolus instead of suggested
Larger reservoir (for higher insulin needs)
Sunlight readable PDM screen
Ability to enter carbs eaten to treat a low
IOB calc option that includes food bolus (similar to other pumps)
Go right to check BG after BG reminder (remove ok step)
Improved data reporting/mining
Integrated lancet in PDM (one less thing to carry)
Rechargeable PDM battery (like cell phone)
Slightly curved/cushioned (or flexible) bottom of pod for better fit
Better pod adhesion, more contact points (especially around canula)
More visible canula (to confirm insertion and flow)
Expand data input to include items such as A1C, Doctor appt, BUN..Creatinine..Cholesterol, and other medical info
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)
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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