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Re: [IP] supplies

Hi Jeff,
Yeah, I don't think I'm gonna wait either.  I told my boyfriend I want him
to insert
the first one for me and I'll do the next one.  I'm such a chicken!

>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
>Anyway, the silhouettes are the only thing I use now.  I like the tape
>included, all-in one design.  Of, course, YMMV.
>----- 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.
>> found out yesterday that my insurance company is going to cover the
>> 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
>> course. He's already given me numbers but I need to make sure before I
>> begin.  Wish me luck!
>> Tara

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