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[IP] Why?

Michael wrote:
> Don't be surprised, only about 5% of total type 1's pump and probably
> a much smaller percentage of kids, given the resistance by the
> medical profession. Universities are no exception. My daughter was
> pumping 2 years with a private doc, with me visiting and hassling the
> Standord Pediatric department about getting with the program before
> they decided to give it a try.
I'd really like to know why the medical profession is resistant to
pumps. I know they're expensive, and I could see the insurance industry
being resistant to them, but why doctors??  Do they truly not understand
how hard life is as a diabetic?? Wouldn't THEY want something that might
make their lives easier, longer and more comfortable?

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Natalie A. Sera, with all her ducks in a row!
Type Weird, working on adopting a pump!
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