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Re: [IP] Sending son to dad's for court ordered visitation



I'll bring this up to my ex.....but I'd bet he won't do it.  He may do the
training, but I can't see him actually wearing the pump.
Sean
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 10:49 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Sending son to dad's for court ordered visitation


> In a message dated 1/18/2002 9:28:31 AM Mountain Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> > He may even want to
> >  wear a loaner pump for a little while with saline just so he will know
> about
> >
> >  site changes, batteries, cartridges the whole works!
> >
>
> That's a great suggestion, Sylvia.  Even though we, as parents can know
what
> it feels like to have diabetes, there's no better way to really learn how
to
> manage pumping than to be a pumper for a while . . . including BG checks,
set
> changes, carb counting, bolusing etc.  and, in this situation, if Sean
could
> get her EX to do a saline trial earlier rather than later he would have a
> much clearer understanding of what it means to be responsible for his
son's
> care for a full three months this summer -- or even for a week at Spring
> break.
>
> Lyndy
> Pumpmama to Katie
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