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RE: [IP] Getting a MiniMed pump



I actually use my dog tag chain.  Works well for me.

CJ

> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of Randall Winchester
> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 08:23
> To: Fran Baumgartner; email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Getting a MiniMed pump
>
>
> On  8 Feb 99 at 8:21, Fran Baumgartner wrote:
>
> > I really agree with what people have been saying about choice.
> We are the
> > ones that wear the pump day in and day out.  I personally would
> be very upset
> > if I had to disconnect everyday to take a shower just because
> my doctor didn't
> > know how to use a very simple piece of machinery.  Don't let your doctor
> > dictate.  Go with what you want, you will be wearing it not him/her!.
> >
>
> Just a side question for all you people who shower with your
> pump... what do
> you clip it to while in the shower?  Just curious... I was shown
> some of the
> "shower allower" bags that some people use with the non QR sets
> and I don't
> have any idea what I'd do with the pump if I didn't disconnect it
> and lay it on
> the counter....
>
> The key thing to remember is to get a pump that you are
> comfortable with, that
> your doctor is familiar with and that has good support in your
> area...  in some
> places that means one pump, in others it means the other pump...
>
>
> Randall P. Winchester
> WD4HVA
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