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[IP] new pumper questions
> exactly do you comfortably wear the pump with a dress??
Well if the bra clipping doesnt work, then try clipping to the top of your
stockings or undies (if you have undies with better elastic than me). I have
also worn it in my sleeve (see my photo on IP..the pump is in my sleeve).
Some people use a garter or the thigh thing, but I think it is worthless. Or
cut a hole in the seam of the pocket, if there is one, put pump in pocket and
thread tubing through hole in seam and plug er in!!
> What about airport metal detectors?
NOT a problem. Going through the little doorway will NOT have an affect on
the pump. It will probably not set off the metal detectors, if they SEE it
on you, they might ask you to take off your "beeper" tell them it is an
insulin pump and it is attached...If you DO beeb adn I doubt ou will, they
will use "the wand" on ya...no big deal...try to look suspicious, like you
are smuggling something...give them something to worry about (just don't SAY
anything like that...you can go to jail for joking aorund with them!!!)
> 3. Endocrinologists in NYC...HELP!!!
Well, I see Drexler and love him - have youspoken to their office to ask if
they will take on your plan? Dr. Busta there is also great - their team,
Ralph, Carolyn, Jamie are all very nice people and "usually" return phone
calls. 212-241-2000. I don't know the names of the other doctors there, but
there are a few. Located at 102nd and 5th Ave. I have completely private
insurance, and they always say "see ya later" as I hand them my chart. I
always assumed they were filing it for me, though evidently they failed to
file things back in 1998...and just this last month got around to it, and my
insurance is just laughing and denying the charges saying it has been too
long for them to consider paying it...HOpe they dont expect ME too!! cuz I
Next meeting of the NYC pumpers WITH clothes TBA!!! stay tuned
NYC Sara SP
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