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Re: [IP] saline solution?

Forget about the saline...  If you've read the manual and pumping 
insulin, and most importantly *you* feel comfortable with it, have your 
doc calculate your initial basal rates and go for it!

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> Does everyone have to begin pumping with the trial saline solution? I got the
 >pump, had trouble getting a minimed nurse to "train" me. Now she says I need
>do the saline first (even thought my doctor says I can just start.) I have had
 >the pump a month now and I am ready to go. I read all the instructions and
>been type 1 for 25 years. I feel I can just plug the thing in. I was worried
 >about insurance if there turns out to be a problem with the minimed 712 and
>will say I didn't use it correctly.
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