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Re: [IP] Docs for no pumps






--- Michael <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > 
> > ihave to said that i have 3 yr old that am trying
> hard
> > to get on the pump and in the long run the day to
> day
> > records will help us out. i write down all bs and
> what
> > he eats 24/7. i know what works and what does not.
> so
> > if that makes me a control freak so be it.but i
> know
> > what  the slightest differnts in his diabetes.
> > 
> > thought i would just share this with you.
> > 
> 
> I'm not implying that you should not keep records, I
> think my 
> daughter should as well. What I am saying is that a
> person should not 
> be penalized for not keeping them if they have not
> done so for 
> whatever reason. It is particularly galling when
> they are in denial, 
> have basically thrown in the towel on ever achieving
> good control and 
> then discover the potential improvements that can be
> had with a pump. 
> Then they are told " because you've not been in good
> control all 
> these years, you can't have a pump"!  Duh.... the
> whole point of 
> asking for pump therapy is to improve treatment. It
> is common 
> knowledge that it is easier to achieve good control
> on a pump, the 
> results of the DCCT proved that as a side effect to
> the study. 
> Comments from the participants were clear that tight
> control was much 
> easier using CSII than MDI. So where is the logic in
> denying CSII to 
> a person having difficulty with control??  
> 
> It is not an issue of record keeping. Record keeping
> has clear 
> benefits, some people simply don't want to do it, it
> does not 
> diminish them or somehow medically disqualify them
> from benefiting 
> from CSII.
> 
> Michael
>
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ok i agree with you. 

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