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Re: [IP] Primary Care docs and pumps

Michael R Chesher wrote:

> Anyway...I'm wondering what the concensus is re: Primary Care docs
> prescribing pumps. We only have one Endo in this area that likes the
> pump. In our clinic we have several pts who are interested in the pump
> and Mini Med seems to think that PCP's can handle this fine. I have been
> to a Pump trainer seminar and hope to have that Certificate soon. Since
> I had very little support when starting the pump I'm not sure if a PCP
> is appropriate. Several of the docs are quite enthusiastic about it
> however, and want to meet with MiniMed to learn more about it. Any input
> is appreciated.

PCPs knowing about the pump sounds like a great idea, particularily
since only one endo in your area has the good sense to like pumps.

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