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Re: [IP] Skydiving and the pump???

At 08:47 PM 1/20/2003, you wrote:
>Has anyone ever been skydiving while wearing their pump?  I have been twice
>before (neither with the pump) and I was just wondering if I should be
>worried about it.  I am going again in two weeks and had a couple of
>questions.  Both times that I have been it was about an hour and a half from
>the time I put the suit on, got on the plane, flew up and then jumped, landed
>and got the suit off and for me that equals about 2.7 units of insulin.
>Also, it is really, really cold in the air when you jump out until you are
>about 1,000 feet from the ground and I was wondering if that could be a
>problem as well?  I am probably just being over cautious, but it never hurts
>to ask. Thanks!
>     Diagnosed 8-13-93 (age 11)
>     Pumping since 7-18-02 w/ my blue Paradigm "Lancelot"

I would not recommend wearing the pump while on the jump.  changing in the 
pressure of the pump and cartridge chamber can give you a large bolus..

Brian Carter
ICQ # 27217438
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