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Re: [IP] supplies



HEY JEFF, whats YMMV???
Tom
-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Dempsey <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 7:10 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] supplies


>Tara,
>The silhouettes do have the teflon canula.  I was nervous about trying them
>(look at that needle!!!), until I had the training.  If you've read my
>previous posts, I started two weeks before getting training.  Now, at my
>doctor's office, I'm the "guy who started pumping before he got the
>training..."
>Anyway, the silhouettes are the only thing I use now.  I like the tape
>included, all-in one design.  Of, course, YMMV.
>
>Jeff
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Tara Dufour <email @ redacted>
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 6:39 AM
>Subject: Re: [IP] supplies
>
>
>> Brenda,
>> I got my pump last night, and holy cow did my stomach hurt looking at all
>> the information I have to read and learn and especially those needles. I
>> think I might start off using the Sof set ones first.  I was under the
>> impression that the Silhouettes had a plastick canula too, but they
don't.
>I
>> found out yesterday that my insurance company is going to cover the
>supplies
>> and I am just waiting for them to doctor up a letter to Respicare stating
>> that they will cover the supplies.  My training for the pump isn't until
>> Monday, but I think if I get all the supplies I need before then I will
>> start on my own, after talking to my doctor for starting insulin dosages
>of
>> course. He's already given me numbers but I need to make sure before I
>> begin.  Wish me luck!
>> Tara
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: The Verreault's <email @ redacted>
>> To: <email @ redacted>
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 5:48 PM
>> Subject: Re: [IP] supplies
>>
>>
>> > Tara,
>> > The combination sets come in a box of 5 complete sets (1 catheter and 1
>> tube
>> > in one package) and 5 packages of just the catheter.  They also have
>boxes
>> > of 10 complete sets.  When they say needles, they are refering to the
>> > catheter part.  The catheter and tubing are separate things, you have
to
>> put
>> > them together once the catheter is in place.
>> >
>> > Rick uses the 41" tubing.  He likes it because it gives him room to
>place
>> > his pump on his dresser while he is changing his clothes.  The rolls
the
>> > tubing up and attaches it to the clip that is attached to his jeans
>> pocket.
>> >
>> > Hope this helps,
>> > Brenda
>> > The Verreault Family
>> > Borden, Ontario, Canada
>> > email @ redacted
>> @insulin-pumpers.org
>>
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