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Re: [IP] Emergency Pump Accessories

LOL, Antonio makes a really good point.  You should definitely have a
needle or two in your supply kit!  I found that out the hard way, on a
beach far from home.  If your son's pump malfunctions you need a way to
give insulin fast, as he won't have any long-acting insulin back-up and
can go high very quickly.  This is probably something your CDE has
mentioned, as mine did, but it didn't totally sink in until I had a

Good luck with the pump!

dx 1986, pumping Minimed 715 since 02/06

Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:35:41 -0800
From: Antonio <email @ redacted>
Subject: Re: [IP] Emergency Pump Accessories

I don't think that you'd be using the software in an emergency...  You
need a syringe or 2.

Antonio in LA,Age 40, Type 1 since 1993
MiniMed Paradigm 515, OneTouch Ultra, MiniMed Carelink and PAL software

S. Pruitt wrote:
 > We have our Cozmo in the mail and awaiting delivery. I am looking
through our
> CDE's list of emergency supplies to have on hand. This got me to
 > thinking...aside from the normal supplies; insets, batteries, software
> are some accessories you wouldn't want to do without for your pump.
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