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Re: [IP] starting on the pump


Is this an actual book you're referring to from mini-med or a little

There is a book that you can buy called Pumping Insulin which I thought was
pretty helpful. You can purchase it on the internet at:

Do you have an endo to talk to ?

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Friday, April 10, 1998 10:11 AM
Subject: [IP] starting on the pump

>Well, the Blues finally preapproved the pump, and I received the box with
>all the stuff yesterday.  Now I'm trying to figure it all out.  I wonder if
>I could get some suggestions on where to stick the silouettes.  The
>literature says most people use the abdomen, but I wonder how far around to
>the side people go.  Also any other sites used?  Any tricks to determine
>the starting basal rates?  The Minimed book has some formulas, but maybe
>there are some other insights from those in the trenches.  How did everyone
>get started?  It would be nice if Minimed had some warm body to talk to.
>The sales people dropped out after they got my money :-)
>Wayne Mitzner
>Department of Environmental Health Sciences
>The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
>615 N. Wolfe St.
>Baltimore, MD 21205
>Tel. 410 614 5446
>Fax 410 955 0299
>Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/