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Re: [IP] Doctors resistant to pumps

In a message dated 99-01-20 15:18:24 EST, you write:

<< I couldn't find a single CME (continuing medical education)
 program about the pump.  >>
Both MiniMed and Disetronic have education programs about the pump. The
Southern ADA region meeting last year in Orlando had a session about pumps.
These meetings are usually well advertised, but not all MDs or DOs take
advantage of the programs, or are not able to fit them into their schedules (
for what ever reason).   Also, if not asked to participate or sponsor an
education program, you won't see the pump companies there.  And once
there,,,well..."you can lead a horse to water, but....."
Barbara B.
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/