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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