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Re: [IP] Pumping and doctors

Where is "this area"?  I am from Rhode Island and it is lacking in this
area.  I go to a hospital in Fall River, MA and they have a great pump
support group there.  It is the only one in the RI area that I am aware of.
 To bad, I think it is just lack of awareness on the doctors part.


At 10:34 PM 12/2/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I had a doctor visit today and all was well.  While talking, he
>indicated that doctor's are shying away from pumps.  The reason for this
>was the difficulty in getting trained back-ups for when the doctor trys
>to be like a human.  It sounded quite strange to me, but I interpret it
>that, in this area at least, the number of doctors prescribing pumps is
>below critical mass.  Has anyone else heard of this tendency with