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Re: [IP] Re: Using the Remote & Kid Stuff

--- Todd & Shelly  Tyler <email @ redacted>
> Hi there: Someone was asking about using the remote.
>  I used it for the first
> 4 months (my son has been pumping 6 months now!) and
> it was really good, but I
> always had to be right beside the pump, pretty close
> anyways, and I found I
> would take it out to check.  SOOO...now I never use
> the remote and our
> batteries have lasted for over 39 days! Before when
> using the remote all the
> time the batteries made it maybe 28 days or so.  I
> had thought I could have
> used the remote to bolus my son across the table at
> McDonalds! (LOL, that was
> my dream!) Well I can't it is too far away and I
> never felt comfortable just
> listening for the beeps.
> NOW, my 5 year old son can bolus himself!  I stand
> far away and tell him the
> sequence:
> SELect
> ACTivate
> ACTivate
> .6 (or whatever)
> (show someone to check the number--preschool teacher
> or me!)
> ACTivate
> ANd he has caught on so well!!  He counts up the
> numbers as he goes.  I have
> him bolus himself over the phone sometimes to
> practice and he is right on.  Of
> course he is ALWAYS supervised so I feel very
> confident that when he is in
> Kindergarten next year he can do a lot of his care
> while he is away from me.
> I bought a cell phone just for this exact thing.  He
> can call me and I can
> tell him what needs to be done.  What a lucky Mom I
> am!!
> Shelly Tyler (Bretton's Mom!)

That is sooooo cool~~~!!!

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