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Re: [IP] MM-swimming and waterproof case



Mel, 
I am confussed!  Pumpy is a disatronic night pump
case, but you say you have a MM pump?
Can you clear this up a little?

Kelly
--- Melissa Howell <email @ redacted> wrote:
> This is definitely a YMMV thing but I don't have to
> wear my pump in the
> water. I have a MM508 and I have never used the
> waterproof case.  I have
> swam for up to 4 hours at a time with no pump and
> because of the exercising
> I have kept my bg's under 150.  Just a thought and
> definitely a YMMV thing
> :)
> 
> Mel and pumpy
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 8:38 PM
> Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #889
> 
> 
> > In a message dated 2/18/01 7:00:39 PM,
> email @ redacted writes:
> >
> > << A non-waterporrf pump like the MM would mean
> she'd have to come out
> every
> > hour to check the bg and bolus for missed insulin.
>   >>
> >
> > This is not correct. You don't need to disconnect
> from the MM. There is a
> > waterproof case that allows you to wear it in the
> water so you are getting
> > your basal dose. The 508 has a remote which allows
> you to bolus when
> > necessary, so you don't have to remove the pump
> from the waterproof case.
> >
> > Susan
> >
>
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=====
Kelly
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