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Re: [IP] Starting the pump


     thank you very much for the information. I will heed the warning. And
that site was very helpful.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Fuller-Stow <email @ redacted>
To: 'email @ redacted' <email @ redacted>;
'email @ redacted' <email @ redacted>
Date: Monday, August 17, 1998 9:09 AM
Subject: re: [IP] Starting the pump

>You really need to start your pump therapy with the support of a diabetes
>specialist who has "certified" in pump therapy.  I am a very experienced
>person with diabetes, 31 years worth, and still needed that safety net for
>the first few weeks (including home phone numbers).
>Who is going to establish basal rates, carbo ratio's? Most regular
>physicians aren't that experienced here.  Plus raging horomones of a
>teenager would make this a bit more complex.
>Regarding skin preps, look at this web page:
>http://www.minimed.com/files/tapetip.htm  I use some other stuff that is
>also an inhaler for childrens colds, forgot the name of it something like
>benzoin.   Even stays on in a hot tub and  sauna.
>Good luck
>Steve Fuller
>Compaq Computer Corporation
>Capacity Planning Products and Services
>978-496-8496 DTN: 276-8496
>email @ redacted
>     __o
>    -\<,
>Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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