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Re: [IP] a blast from the past



Yup -- I had one of those in high school!  A real blast from the past.  I
was  a pretty small high school kid and boy I thought that thing was heavy
to wear all the time.

Ruth

Kerri wrote:

> I thought some of you might appreciate this (especially Jan!) My
> mom and dad are visiting with us from Arkansas and they brought
> with them an old insulin pump that someone had given to them to
> give to me (they said I could have it as a backup although I have
> no plans to use it - for one thing, it's bulky and for another, I
> have no idea how to work this thing, but it's pretty cool
> nonetheless. Wow - has technology changed!!!) It is an
> Auto-Syringe model AS-6C Syringe Pump and it is about the size of
> a checkbook but close to an inch thick, and black in color (with
> black leather case.) It weighs about as much as a walkman-type
> radio/cassette player, maybe a little heavier. I also have a
> small box of accessories including the auto-syringes (3cc
> luer-lock tip syringe w/23g 1" needle), some Op-Site, battery
> w/charger, small screwdriver, and infusion sets (auto-syringe
> micro-volume infusion set - 107cm/42" tubing, 1.5cm/0.60" needle,
> 27g needle, 0.06cc per 30.5cm/12" tubing deadspace.) After seeing
> this pump, my daughter was VERY thankful that her pump is so
> small and compact! :) I am going to bring this with us to her
> endo appt this month. I'm sure her dr will get a kick out of it.
> Well anyway, just thought I'd share!
>
> --
> Take care, Kerri, alulitsuti (mother of many children)
> http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Vista/9590/index.html
> "I have been to the end of the earth. I have been to the end of
> the waters. I have been to the end of the sky. I have been to the
> end of the mountains. I have found none that are not my friends."
> Navajo proverb
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