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Re: [IP] Starting the pump !


     I was just curious. Do you disconnect while she swims or what do you do
with the pump? And thank you very much for responding to my letter. Any info
is greatly appreciated.

                                             Leisha Roberts
email @ redacted

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Sunday, August 16, 1998 6:41 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Starting the pump !

>You sound like a great mom with a great plan for your son's health. If your
>son has sensitive skin I would DEFINITELY ask your doctor to prescribe EMLA
>cream. When you get it leave it on for 2 hours before wiping it off and
>the skin prep. My daughter Megan is 6 and she does not even feel the
>introducer needle. The skin prep is great, I use two when using the EMLA to
>help get it off and to leave a stickier surface. We used the Silouette for
>most of July and August through very hot weather, much sweating and at the
>beach. The only time we had problems with the tape becoming unstuck was the
>end of the third day of swimming at the beach. It had so much sand around
it I
>was glad it felll out and we put in a new one!!
>I think you will find that your son feels better on the pump which will
>help his school work and his total outlook on life. Good luck to the both
>Judy C.
>Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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