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RE: [IP] Looking for used pump



Kim, I have a 506 extra if you want to contact me.

Rita Horn
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> From: 	Kimberly[SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent: 	Friday, February 06, 1998 2:27 AM
> To: 	email @ redacted
> Subject: 	[IP] Looking for used pump
> 
> Well, Kaiser will get me my insulin and test strips, but I'm still
> going
> to have to pay for everything else.  Oh well, not worth getting
> furious
> over, I'll have new insurance soon enough.  This however is along
> another line.  My sister (also diabetic) has been having problems with
> her diabetes lately.  It appears that this allergy to the long acting
> insulins may be genetic.  Her control is getting less and less
> predictable.  She now wants an insulin pump in order to avoid the
> complications that I have developed due to 17 years with this disease.
> 
> I'm trying to help her.  She has the same insurance I do, so there is
> no
> hope for insurance coverage at this time.  Does anyone know of a used
> insulin pump???  She doesn't have much money, but is willing to pay
> any
> reasonable amount that she could swing.  Maybe your insurance
> purchased
> a replacement for you and you stuck the old one in the garage, or
> maybe
> you know of someone who only wanted a pump for pregnancy.  Just about
> anything that still works would be fine.  She's aware that any
> mini-med
> pump that has been in storage will need to have the internal battery
> replaced by mini-med.  A diesetronic pump would be great as well. Just
> direct any response back to me so as not to clutter the mailing-list.
> Thanks in advance.
> 
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