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Re: [IP] Re:



THANKS again Cheri!  I hope you know
how much we appreciate the help!!!!
I just hope she sticks with it when we
get it!

Michele
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Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 11:03 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re:


> I have talked so many kids into the pump it is not even funny:)  The best
> thing I can suggest you do is to find someone, maybe a teen or a college
> student that is on the pump if you know one, and have them tell him/her
how
> great it is. Tell them how you can sleep late, eat fun foods like Captain
> Crunch everynow and then, and how it does not hurt.  I was so afraid the
> first time I went to do a set I almost passed out but ended up finding out
it
> did not hurt a bit.  I can count on one hand the number of times I had a
set
> hurt.  Another thing is to suggest the sof-serter.  I would tell you to
let
> your 12 year old play around with it first and get used to the sound, put
it
> to the skin to see what it feels like.  Even at 20 that thing freaked me
out
> b/c I had never used it before, so play around with it.  My kids at camp
come
> back year after year with pumps after I have told them how much FREEDOM
they
> can have with it.  I have had to show them how sets don't hurt when I put
> them in, etc.  I hope some of this helps.  This is just MY was of doing it
> and YMMV!  Good luck and I hope you go for the pump.
>
>            Cheri:)
>
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>
> Cheri
>
> How can I get my 12 year old talked into the pump?  She thinks it is going
> to hurt too much.
>
> Thanks
> Michele
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> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 9:22 AM
> Subject: [IP] Re:
>
>
> > Monica,
> >   I am in college and the pump has been the best thing I have done since
> > starting college.  I have been on the pump for 4 years and LOVE IT!!!
The
> > pump has made college so much easier to deal with.  I have had wonderful
> > control since going on the pump.  I cannot imagine how I would have made
> it
> > through college on injections.  Feel free to write to me if you want to
> talk.
> >  I am always online!
> >
> >            Cheri:)
> >
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> >
> > Monica  <email @ redacted>
> >
> > I have had diabetes for 11 years and will be put on my 508 minimed in
> > two weeks . I have attended a diabetic camp since I was  10 and worked
> > there for three years. I am a lifeguard and college student and would
> > enjoy letters from anyone that would reply.
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