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[IP] Re: Maude report

In a message dated 12/3/02 4:26:45 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

Regarding this site:
> http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfMAUDE/search.cfm
> It bothers me that I read about 2 deaths in the past 14 months, that they 
> believe are a result of the insulin pump.  After reading some of these 
> reports, it scares me to think that so many times the pump has given a 
> higher basal amount or in some cases dumped insulin into the person's body. 
>     Has this happened to anyone on the list.  I'm not sure about allowing 
> my 16 year old to go on a pump after reading these possiblities.  It also 
> seems that with the pump, so many parents are getting up in the middle of 
> the night to check their child's blood sugars.  I do not have to do that 
> while she is on shots, except for the very rare occasion.  Anyone, please 
> let me know your thoughts.  Thanks,  Lisa
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