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Re: [IP] Quality of Life/Pumping

In a message dated 2/7/02 4:48:42 PM Central Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I don't think that pumping is >harder 
> >or easier than MDI. Lifestyle-wise, I believe it is FAR easier. >I can't 
> >imagine having to carry around syringes and insulin like I did >before. 
> Now 
> >all I need is my pump and my meter and I'm good to go.
> I'm probably in the minority with my statement here that pumping is *MUCH* 
> harder than when I was on shots.  I'd honestly rather be back on syringes - 
> one shot every morning and I don't have to think about anything else for 
> the 
> rest of my day.  On the pump, I'm eating *way* less because my sugars are 
> so 
> high (and the insulin is having almost no effect) I can't stand to even 
> look 
> at food half the time.
> Jenn

I think the discussion was about pump vs Multiple Daily Injections 
(MDI).....I have to wonder why to stay on the pump if you dislike it so and 
do not have good control.......
Beverly, Mom to Mary, 8, dx'd 9/97, pumping, and Nick, who is now nine!
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