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Re: [IP] It doesn't look like there is a pump in my future.

> I was at Doctor's office yesterday  and discussed a pump with my
> nurse practicioner.  She was not particularly gung-ho about the
> idea.
> First, I would have to be referred to an endocrinologist which seems
> to be a sticky situation with the office.
> Then, I was informed that I would have to test as much if not more
> when I went to a pump.  (I'm supposed to test 4x a day.  In reality,
> I test once a day and inject 4 -5 times with an average being 40
> units)
> Another    problem was that she said I would have to change sites 
> every other day and for as often as I would have to change, it would
> be just as easy to inject.
> Finally, I take Lantus and R insulin.  She seems to think that I am
> finally getting some control lately.
> I    guess I will be taking it one day at a time for now.

As with many situations where the people you deal with are not 
on-board, nod your head and agree. Then.... study about pumps - read 
"Pumping Insulin", etc....
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