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[IP] Re: young teen girl wants "off" pump

>>She has a definite body image problem
>>(always being connected to the pump).

In addition to the other possible issues discussed ("hiding" the pump,
grabbing chest to bolus), there is yet another possible problem. Around
here, Jr. High is when PE class first involves changing clothes and
group showers. Possibly this girl is having a difficult time with
"getting naked" in front of others while having an infusion set
attached?  Adults on this list have discussed the discomfort of having
to undress with a prospective partner while wearing a set, so imagine
how difficult it would be to have 20 other people watching! A Jr. High
locker room can be a pretty rough place to be if you are "different."
Gianna (or others), any comments/solutions for this?
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