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[IP] Fw: Pump!

----- Original Message -----
From: Debra Apple <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 8:14 PM
Subject: Pump!

> Hi Jenny,
> I am an RN in a 540 bed hospital in Central Florida, I work 7p-5a 4X a
> I love a pump!! you don't have set meals, the flexability is unreal, and
> you know being a nurse you can
> constantly chase lows because your unit is busy.  I carb count and have a
> 1.8 to 2.9 basal rate (4 different
> basals due to my night sched.)  Be sure to get a good team to assist with
> your transfer to a pump.  I
> unfortunately had a CDE that came by for 2 hours one day 10 days after I
> rec the pump-
> Well, me being curious----I already had the pump in use.  I guess she just
> figured I knew what to do since
> she didn't tell be about the different basals.  I went for 1 year!!!!!!!!
> with one rate and coverage with
> carb counting that I taught myself!!  Please  Speak up and ask!!  Read all
> that YOU can!! As far as
> Pumps, my insurance went with mini-med, my endo has a Dia, I love to swim
> and I live on the beach so
> I probably would have gotten a Dia.  Mini Med has been OUTSTANDING with
> service AND will
> overnight a new pump if you have a problem.
> Hope I helped--
> Debbie Dx'ed 88, Pumping 1.6 yrs :-)

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