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Re: [IP] re: misconceptions

I just got off the phone with a rep. from Lifescan.  She asked how many =
times I test a day, & I said that may be changing soon, since I'm going =
on a pump next week, & she said "Oh, I'm so sorry to hear that!"  =

Sammi, a Soon-to-be-Pumper

><< when we began pumping I was asked so many times about my daughter's
> "surgery".  People think there is a permanent shunt or something implanted
> into the stomach.  Even a lot of diabetics think so, and it scares them away
> from considering pumping.  >>
>Yup. I've even run into a few docs who think the pump is surgically
>implanted. <sigh>

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