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RE: [IP] Started pump today


I wish all the best with tyour new pump. I started not long ago too...in nov
04'. I'm diabetic since 1995 and tries everything. I was injecting 7-9 x
day. My last A1C was 13.5 and had 2 x angina attack and only 36 years old.
My colitis is better, my HDL and LDL is getting there, my sugars there in
there between 5.0 and 8.0. By having the pump I was able to get a better
much control of everything. Sensitivity of 1:2.0 and multiple ratio of
insuline/carb and 13 diff basal rate. With all this mix in a big bol of soup
and lots of technology of today equals a better handle of your sugars. Good
luck with you new pump, I support you. 

Good luck and keep pumping


On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 17:25:32 -0800 (PST), Michele Lauth
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hello to all,
> I have been a long time lurker and thanks to all of
> you, I have made the decision to go on the pump. I
> started the Paradigm 515 today and let me tell you, it
> is not as bad as I thought, although I have not slept
> yet:/ I am 31 years old with a 4 year old and I want
> to be around for a long time. My last A1c was 12.1, I
> know. I am really going to try my hardest to get my
> sugars under control and I think being on the pump
> will help me do that. I do find the tubing to be quite
> of a pain, but I went to Target and bought a perfect
> cell phone holder that holds the pump and the tubing.
> So, I am sure I will write again soon. I enjoy all the
> posts everyday.
> Thanks,
> Michele
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