[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IP] Exercise with a pump



Where do you get "cavilon cream" ?   I have been using anti-persperant on my
skin to keep the tape from slipping off due to the wonderfully (yech) high
humidity of the Florida Keys...

email @ redacted
David  Type 1  LADA  (who LOVES his MiniMed 507c Insulin Pump!)
Assimilated into the Borg Collective on May 3, 1999, at 1200 hours
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 1999 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Exercise with a pump


> hi brad -
>
> i have a minimed 507c and am on the treadmill for 40-45 minutes 5 or 6
days a
> week.  i just clip it to my shorts (my pump educator said that jarring
would
> not be a problem).      haven't had an infection yet (knock on wood!!),
but i
> do use a cream recommended to help keep the tape secure from the
sweating -
> it's called cavilon and i put it on my stomach each time i change the
> infusion set.      so far so good!!
>
> hope this helps a little.
>
> since you don't have a pump yet, i also need to tell you that i love this
> little thing!     i've only had it 3 weeks, and was very nervous about the
> whole thing.......wish i would have done it long ago!
>
> kim
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
> for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
>

----------------------------------------------------------
Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org