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Re: [IP] Will Not Use The Pump.

What kind responds to my post.
Dave you really hit home with why control and a pump is all about.
Her Gylco was 7.2 last month with the labs high range being 6.6 she does
average about 1 point over normal.

Thanks Again,

email @ redacted wrote:
> IN>I thank all for your help and support with different pump issues.
> IN>My 7 year old daughter has decided she will not use the pump.
> IN>She said, she thought it was a good idea but when we got it she was
> IN>scared, she was only going to use it to make me happy because she could
> IN>tell I really wanted it for her. So we agreed that if she like to use it
> IN>in the future she would let me know.
> IN>In the long run with all the information I gathered.
> IN>I found both pumps to be excellent!
> IN>1. But I would of choose the Disetronic because of two pumps for the
> IN>price of one.
> IN>2. It being waterproof.
> IN>3. The Disetronic representative planned on coming to my home to
> IN>teach me about the pump and to let me use a new pump. (this request to
> IN>MiniMed was declined).
> IN>4. And the icing on the cake was a 20% reduction on the price.
> IN>I did wear the MiniMed pump with Saline solution for 6 days. You all
> IN>have
> IN>a burden to carry each day with this disease, even thought the pump
> IN>makes it a lot easier. My heart goes out to you all and I wish you all
> IN>the best and a cure soon.
> IN>Dennis Cardone
> IN>--
> IN>Diabetes Knowledge Web Site
> IN>http://people.ne.mediaone.net/dclc
> IN>----------------------------------------------------------
> IN>Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
> Dennis, I'm sorry your daughter decided not to go on the pump.  I know
> that's her decision, but please try to keep her under as tight a control
> (bg wise) as possible.  Perhaps she will not have the complications I
> have had (2 kidney transplants, heart attack, BKA of right leg, and
> more) ,and as she gets older she will probably get tired of 4 to 6 shots
> per day.  Good luck to both of you and keep us posted.
> Dave  (email @ redacted)
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> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/

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