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Fwd: [IP] Pumping police officer
Tammy, mom to Joely, dx'd 1970; g-ma to Emma, dx'd 2001; both pumping 7-18-02
Message-ID: <email @ redacted>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 8:58:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Subject: Re: [IP] Pumping police officer
To: email @ redacted
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1. How about the harness that holds the pump in the middle of the back. Do
you wear a bullet proof vest - if so - this might not work.
2. Also, I'm a little surprised that diabetic can be a police officer being
a dangerous job and for many other obvious reasons. May with EEOC and all
that it's different than it use to be.
3. Also, I'm just curious. Are police officers trained to check to see if
someone is a diabetic if they are acting out, aggressive, drunk, etc, because
a diabetic having a hyperglycemic reaction, as we all know, acts drunk, etc.
In a message dated 7/30/02 5:00:04 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
email @ redacted writes:
> I am a bike patrol police officer and having concerns about how to wear my
> pump. Normally I wear it on my belt, but I am concerned about it getting
> bumped or hit during work. Not to mentrion I already have so much stuff on
> my belt as it is. I always insert in the stomach. Use to do shots in legs
> and but, however, can not get up nerve to insert pump. Any suggestions as
> protect the pump would be appreciated.
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