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Re: [IP] flying?

At 09:09 PM 2/28/03, you wrote:
>When my mother's friend booked her trip she was told that because her
>pump was battery operated she'd have to disconnect it for the 5 hour trip!
>She worked that problem out before she got to the airport.  The first time
>we flew after 9/11 I was terrified that they would give us a hard time about
>our son's supplies, but they were wonderful.  Have a good trip.

Whaaaaaaaat?  They expected her to go without insulin for 5 hours?  I don't 
think so.  I have flown myself since 9/11 and know many other pumpers who 
have and none of us have disconnected our pumps at all for the 
flight.  Whoever told your mother's friend this was sadly mistaken.

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