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Re: [IP] Pump has arrived!

At 06:13 PM 1/30/1999 EST, you wrote:
>In a message dated 1/30/1999 8:38:19 AM Central Standard Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
><< My training appt. is not until March 3, when they'll do the button
> pushing practice and carb-counting practice, and then they'll do the
> saline thing until March 17, when I'm schedule for REAL hookup, so it
> STILL seems like a long way off, but at least I know the process won't
> be derailed now.
> The whole purpose of this exercise has been to teach me patience, I
> think! >>
>This may have already been discussed, but why do you have to pump saline?  I
>am not a patient person.  What in the world is this going to do to me?  I
>hope my nurse has started the ball rolling.  I go Tues. AM.  Wouldn't it be
>something if my pump was sitting in her office?  No such luck.

Good question  when i went in for my pump the first time i seen it i had it
attached and pumping insulin within 30 minutes.. but i guess it is a good
idea to help under stand the mechanics of it.

Brian Carter
ICQ # 27217438
email @ redacted
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/