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Re: [IP] Airport Security and the pump



daytect wrote:
> 
> This is a question for all you experienced pumpers.  When you travel with
> your pump and you are going through airport security points, what do they
> make you do with the pump?  Do you have to take it off and let them run it
> through the xray machine?  If so, will this hurt the pump or the insulin in
> it?  Will they allow you to have the pump hand checked like a camera?  Will
> they let you walk through the metal detector, and if so won't that set it
> off?  Can they just do a scan with a hand metal detector?  Your knowledge
> and experience would be appreciated.  Thanks
> 
> Bob
> 
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None of the airport security people I've run into have asked me to take
my pump off or to 'run it through the detector'.  Once I identify it as
an insumin pump its OK!!!, and I walk through the security checkpoint
like everyone else, no problem>
Gary Taylor
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