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Re: [IP] UpDate


What a thoughtful and beautiful solution -- not just for a 5 year old, a 6
year old, an 8 year old, a 9 year old, a 12 year old or 13 year old but also
for a 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 year old!


> that.  We agreed to let her be the one to decide the pump vs. MDI
> treatment.  Occassionally we have gone back to shots for a day or so
> when she just gets fed up with the pump, but after a few hours of MDI,
> she realizes that the freedom of the pump is lost and she quickly
> decides to hook the pump back up.
> We continue to let Kayla decide the pump issue.  Overwhelmingly she is
> very positive about pumping.  But she is still just 5, and sometimes she
> just wants to change her mind.  We respect that and let her go back to
> shots.  Then we are also agreeable when she hooks back up to the pump.
> While it sounds like a yo-yo, she's really only gone back to shots 3
> times and for less than a full day.  I think she just likes testing her
> control over her disease.  It's the only way she can control it.

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