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On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 08:18:39 -0800 email @ redacted
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> insulin-pumpers-digest    Monday, December 2 2002    Volume 06 : 
> Number 822
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> 
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> This issue of the digest contains:
> Re: [IP] Humalog "OTC"
> Re: [IP] Humalog "OTC"
> Re: [IP] Deltec, Inc. Signs Five Distributors for the Deltec  Cozmo 
> Insulin Pu...
> [IP] Re: How I NOW hate injections 1
> [IP] Re: syringes
> Re: [IP] How I NOW hate injections.........   My Vent of the late 
> night.........
> Re: [IP] Life (Before and After) My Year On a Pump 
> Subject: [IP] FREE 508 Minimed Supplies - ALL GONE
> [IP] use of Provera?
> Re: [IP] use of Provera?
> Re: [IP] Re: How I NOW hate injections 1
> Re: [IP] use of Provera?
> [IP] Re:  Keeping it on
> [IP] Remove please!!!
> [IP] paradigm alarm ?
> [IP] Babies needed for study
> Re: [IP] paradigm alarm ?
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 08:03:44 -0800
> From: Susan Kinzelman <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Humalog "OTC"
> 
> Sorry about so many responses here. I'd try it without a 
> prescription first 
> to see what happens, but that's me... 8-)
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 10:36:01 -0600
> From: George Lovelace <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Humalog "OTC"
> 
> On 12/1/02 10:01 AM, "Susan Kinzelman" <email @ redacted> 
> wrote:
> 
> > I believe they will ship anywhere but better check it. There maybe 
> other
> > places that are even better as far as price.
> > ----------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> They also offer 6 vials at $199.99 and add the same $10 shipping 
> charge to
> the US (must be priority mail as they say 2-6 "business" days) and 
> it is
> shipped with one ice pack.  So $34.99 a vial is a pretty good price 
> AFAICC.
> 
> George
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 10:47:54 -0600
> From: "Sue" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Deltec, Inc. Signs Five Distributors for the 
> Deltec  Cozmo Insulin Pu...
> 
>
http://www.deltec.com/splashnews.cfm?oid=1C98DE9B-E236-4E54-9B12288188D2E
F3B
> 
> But it is easiest to go to deltec site and click on the article on 
> right
> side of page
> 
> www.deltec.com
> 
> I have been advised that these are not the only districutors that 
> they have
> signed.
> 
> Sue
> 
> From: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 1:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Deltec, Inc. Signs Five Distributors for the 
> Deltec Cozmo
> Insulin Pu...
> 
> 
> > <PRE>tried to access this site, but it says it has expired ... 
> maybe you
> have an  alternate?
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 11:57:29 -0600
> From: Kress Family <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Re: How I NOW hate injections 1
> 
> snip>>So once again we're doing injections every 2-3 hours round the 
> clock till
> the next Fed=Ex shipment on Monday.<<Barbara A. Petzoldt - Pump Mama 
> to Zachary
> 
> Hi Barbara,
> 
> We used Lantus for Noah's background insulin when his pump failed a 
> 
> few weeks ago.  One injection in the morning.  He then injected 
> Novolog to cover meals.  You might want to ask your endo/CDE about 
> using this as a back-up plan.  Worked great for us!
> 
> Cindy, mom to 16 y/o Noah
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 15:06:29 -0500
> From: "jhughey" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Re: syringes
> 
> > Matter of fact, better remember
> > to call the pharmacy tomorrow and get a refill on the syringes 
> we'd
> > given up using last February.    Think we've gone through the 
> remainder
> > we had left with all the multiple injection days we've had to deal 
> with
> > since school started.
> > Barbara A. Petzoldt ->
> 
> Like my *4x-change-a-year* lancet (6-10 tests daily), I reused my 
> syringes
> until they had fish-hooks on them. We reused those old steel needles 
> that
> had to be sharpened with a whetstone so why not reuse the 30g-ers? 
> They go
> into the same person each time. (~_^)
> 
> @
> \(/ Jan (63 y/o, dx'd T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 
> 3/99)
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> 
> For every axiom there's an equal and opposite reaxiom
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 16:21:09 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] How I NOW hate injections.........   My Vent of 
> the late night.........
> 
> Hey Barb,
> 
>   Sounds like it is time to file a 'lemon' file against the pump 
> company and 
> move on to another pump company.  Sorry can't remember which pump 
> you went 
> with.  I think it was MM Paradigm.  But you sure have had your share 
> of 
> problems.  Get with your insurance company and let them know what is 
> going on 
> and look into switching companies.  If the insurance company is 
> willing then 
> they will go after your current company for reimbursement!
> 
> Good Luck!
> 
> Sylvia
> mom to Joshua...sure glad we did the TWO pump system through 
> Disetronics
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 16:21:14 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Life (Before and After) My Year On a Pump 
> 
> Janette,
> 
>   I am almost moved to tears after reading your story.  Yes, this 
> wonderful 
> little pump has made a world of difference for my Joshua who turns 
> 11 in 12 
> more days and celebrates 3 years of pumping one week later.  We had 
> a 
> terrible itme when he forst started but now, well, even with the 
> onslaught of 
> hormones we are able to keep him fairly well controlled.  Don't know 
> how 
> people do it anymore, being on shots.  Can't even imagine it!
> 
> Congrats to you and your incredible team!  You deserve so much 
> praise.  I bet 
> your fmaily is thrilled too!
> 
> Sylvia
> mom to Joshua
> Poulsbo, WA  west of Seattle
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 17:07:17 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Subject: [IP] FREE 508 Minimed Supplies - ALL GONE
> 
> > Sorry to those who e-mailed me about the supplies, they were 
> claimed 
> > already.
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 16:12:37 -0600
> From: "Myndi Fletcher" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] use of Provera?
> 
> A question to the female diabetics out there... has anyone ever had 
> to take
> Provera?  I am curious what others "reactions" to it are?  Thanks!!  
>    Myndi
>                                                                      
>       dx
> 'ed 1982 age 11
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 20:36:52 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] use of Provera?
> 
> <PRE>Hello, I had to take provera about six months ago because I did 
> not have a 
> period for 3 months and I was not pregnet. I experienced bloating 
> and 
> cramping but that was it.
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 03:58:08 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: How I NOW hate injections 1
> 
> > We used Lantus for Noah's background insulin when his pump failed 
> a
> > few weeks ago.  One injection in the morning.  He then injected
> > Novolog to cover meals.
> 
> We've so far avoided reintroducing the Lantus with each of these 
> failures
> because I'm hesitant to go that route again.    The reason Zachary 
> finally
> agreed last January to let us order a pump was because he had just 
> spent
> a few months getting  sicker and sicker until he spent the last 
> month
> prior to the pump throwing up daily.
> 
> He was very hormonal and totally out of control.    We kept 
> increasing
> his daily Lantus dose,  as well as his 5 Humalog doses,  but 
> couldn't
> get him anywhere near controlled.    We were practically living at 
> the
> hospital,  he'd lost 16% of his body weight,  etc.    I guess I'm 
> just a
> little
> leary of finding ourselves back in that same boat.     Obviously,  
> this is
> probably all psychological on my part,  but I'd rather inject him 
> non-stop
> than
> chance have him getting that sick again.
> 
> If he was to be off the pump for more than a few days,  I'd HAVE to 
> give in
> and try Lantus again.................if for no other reason than I 
> eventually
> need
> some sleep  :)
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Barbara A. Petzoldt - Pump Mama to Zachary (12 1/2,  Dx 2/93, 508 
> 2/02,
> Paradigm  8/16/02) --------Jennifer (20), Allison (17), Rachel (6)
> Fenton, MO
> email @ redacted
> Independent Kitchen Consultant for THE PAMPERED CHEF.
> 
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 07:26:26 -0500
> From: "Peg Wagner" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] use of Provera?
> 
> Think it made me cranky (!) but that was a few years ago. I then 
> started on
> prempro and that smoothed everything out. All the flap in the news 
> lately
> regarding HRT, I decided to go off everything. Had a horrible time 
> with BGs
> running way, way high. Finally realized that being on HRT was 
> helpful to
> me - went back on - boom, everything normal again !! Hormones are a 
> trip :o)
> "ya takes yer chances" . . .
> Peg W
> 
> 
> - ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Myndi Fletcher" <email @ redacted>
> To: "IPlist" <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 5:12 PM
> Subject: [IP] use of Provera?
> 
> 
> > A question to the female diabetics out there... has anyone ever 
> had to
> take
> > Provera?  I am curious what others "reactions" to it are?  
> Thanks!!
> Myndi
> >
> dx
> > 'ed 1982 age 11
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 09:10:04 -0500
> From: Shawna <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Re:  Keeping it on
> 
> "I am also a very active sleeper, and my husband is worried I'm 
> going to
> destroy the pump in my first night."
> 
> I'm using the Paradigm and there's no clip to attach it to my 
> pajamas.  I was
> also wondering where I would put it at night, especially if I'm 
> wearing a
> nightgown.  I discovered a really comfortable bra by Maidenform that 
> works
> well to sleep in.  It's not a "normal" bra that I wear during the 
> day unless
> I'm at home, because it doesn't offer much in the way of shape under 
> your
> clothes.  It's perfect to sleep in though - I don't even know I have 
> it on.  I
> refer to it as my "jammy bra" because it's so comfortable. I just 
> slip the
> pump into the front (from the bottom) and it's cradled loosely but 
> securely
> there by the fabric of the bra, and I don't feel it.  (Unlike my 
> regular bra
> where I can feel the pump being pressed into my chest by the 
> elastic.)  The
> style is called:  Maidenform Body Hugs - Micro-tek Cotton Crop Top 
> (style
> #40938).  You can go to Maidenform.com and see what it looks like as 
> well as
> order it, but you probably want to try one on first in a department 
> store
> along with your pump to see how it works for you.  They have another 
> similar
> style that is not as comfortable - it's tighter and made from nylon 
> instead of
> cotton.  I don't know about the other accessories, hope this offers 
> one
> solution for sleeping.
> 
> Shawna
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 9:10:20 -0500
> From: <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Remove please!!!
> 
> 1
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 08:40:46 -0600
> From: "Judy Adams" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] paradigm alarm ?
> 
> Have a question.....Late last night my daughter's paradign alarm 
> went off.  
> We checked everything and could find nothing wrong with it so sent 
> her back 
> to bed.  This happen for about half an hour and we didn't know why.  
> Thought 
> maybe something in her room (toy) that had infrared remote  might be 
> the 
> problem so brought her into our room, same problem.  Called mini-med 
> at 
> 11:30 and they would call be back didn't hear from them by midnight 
> so 
> called back and got to talk to a real person and he took me through 
> some 
> steps and couldn't find anything wrong.  He tells me to hold on and 
> comes 
> back and has me push the up arrow I do and the bolus screen comes on 
> with 
> the .5 setting and he has me wait and after alittle bit the alarm 
> sounds.  
> He says my daughter must be rolling over on it I say thanks and we 
> hang up.  
> Now to the question I don't think she was rolling over on it that 
> many times 
> but was wondering if she could have done it once and the arrow was 
> sticking 
> or something has this happen to anyone else?  Sorry this was so 
> long.
> 
> judy mom to Becca 11 today pumping 11-02
> 
> 
> 
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 10:46:51 -0500
> From: "jhughey" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Babies needed for study
> 
> Copied from 12/1/02 Parade magazine:
> 
> Type 1 diabetes strikes without warning, usually before age 21. It's 
> caused
> by antibodies attacking the pancreas, and its costs are high -- up 
> to
> $60,000 a year to treat the disease and its complictions. But new 
> studies in
> Finland suggest that babies who are 100% breastfed are less likely 
> to get
> the disease.
> 
> Now doctors in the U.S. are conducting a trial to see if 
> breastfeeding helps
> at-risk babies -- those with a parent or sibling with Type 1 
> diabetes.
> 
> If you are pregnant and your newborn will fit the risk criteria, he 
> or she
> may be eligible for the TRIGR trial. Babies who won't breastfeed 
> will get
> safe infant formulas to see if that helps prevent Type 1 diabetes.
> 
> For details, call 888-786-7813 or visit the following website:
> http://www.trigr.org/news.html
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 11:16:56 -0500
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] paradigm alarm ?
> 
> The pump will alarm if a button is pressed for more then 3 minutes 
> so it is quite possible for that to be the reason.
> Summer (dx'd 1986 at age 4)
> Pumping Nov.12/02 - Blue Paradigm
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> 
> End of insulin-pumpers-digest V6 #822
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