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RE: [IP] supplies



Thanks Daphne.  I guess I just wanted to make sure the needles were the
Silhouettes and not the syringes that go in the actual pump itself.  Thanks
again.

Tara

>Hi, Tara.  Sounds like they are selling you the right stuff.  Did you
>explain to them what type of pump you are using.  They should know based on
>that information what supplies you will need.  If they sell you 10 needles
>and 5 sets of tubing, you will have to use the tubing twice.  This is fine,
>but be aware that the tubing is prone to clogs.  When I tried this method, I
>kept having problems with air getting inside the tubing which of course
>raised my blood sugar.  The length of tubing is a personal preference.  Most
>short people like the shorter length, but then again, I am 5'1" and use the
>41" tubing.  Enjoy your pump!
>Daphne Boman
>
>		-----Original Message-----
>		From:	Tara Dufour [mailto:email @ redacted]
>		Sent:	Tuesday, April 06, 1999 8:56 AM
>		To:	email @ redacted
>		Subject:	[IP] supplies
>
>		I am kind of confused about the supplies for the pump.  I
>just called the
>		company that I will be ordering from to get prices and they
>said they sell
>		combination sets of 10 needles and 5 tubing.  I asked for
>prices on the
>		silhouettes.  Are the needles the actual silhouettes?  Also
>which length of
>		tubing do most people prefer?  They have 24" and 41".  Am I
>asking for the
>		right thing?
>
>		Tara Dufour
>		Hargreaves, Charbonneau & Associates
>
>
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