RE: [IP] surviving in France with an insulin pump
Hi Anne and Maya,
i am currently using minimed paradigm 722. i am planning to renew it
soon though, probably will stick to medtronic as it has a very wide
I did contact medtronic france yesterday, they promised to email me a
list of hospitals in paris
Maya, thx for your offer to help.
i have talked to one parisian hospital so far (ambroise pare), which
said that i need to qualify for a pump from scratch, ie be
hospitalised for 5 days, try everything else (mdi), and when it all
fails, then maybe pump, which to me is a bit ridiculous, waste of time
and too risky. i am guessing that a hospital that already has pump-
patient should have a more practical solution to a patient who has
been sing the pump for 3 years.
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 14:44:58 -0300
From: Anne Irwin <email @ redacted>
Subject: RE: [IP] surviving in France with an insulin pump
What type of pump are you on?
Animas Ping in Canada
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] surviving in France with an insulin pump
> Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:03:52 +0300
> Insulin Pumpers means always having a place to read and learn
> more about pumping, CGMS, and diabetes management. Help keep it
> that way by providing your support in the form of a few bucks
> now and then. Donate by visiting:
> Your contribution will eliminate this reminder from your IP mail
> Hi everyone,
> I am new to the group. my name is Burcu.
> I recently moved to Paris, France (my hometown is Istanbul (Turkey)
> I desperately need some help with figuring out how the French system
> works with
> the pumps. I have had bad
> experiences dealing with endocrinologists here so far. the ones i have
> met insist on mdi, claiming that it is much better than a pump. (may
> be true for some people, but definitely not for me)
> Is anyone in the group familiar with the health system in France
> re:pump-patients?any hospitals that are good at dealing with the pump
> in Paris?
> any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> many thanks in advance
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe/change list versions,