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Re: [IP] Going to the Beach



I do and have done all of the above -- I disconnect to swim hard or really get
in the water, I leave it on to go walking unless I'm afraid the waves are high
enough to PROBABLY sweep me off my feet (a little wet won't hurt anything), I
stay attached to lay around on a towel.

"Sanders, Tamera" wrote:

> Ladies, what do you do with the pump at the beach?  I only wear one piece
> suits, but I am not sure whether I want to disconnect the pump for an hour
> or so, just not get too far in the water, or just not get in the water at
> all.  But I think it defeats the purpose of going to the beach if I don't
> actually let my feet touch the water; but in the meanwhile, I don't want to
> have to worry about my MiniMed falling into the sea!!  Also, do you or would
> you insert a new infusion set?  I worry about all the tiny microbes and
> things in the water that we cannot see but can cause infections.  Any input
> would be appreciated.  Thanks, Tamera in Charlotte, NC
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