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Re: [IP] Pumps and Jobs



I think your friend is finding excuses not to use a pump. I had a lot of
aprehinsions (sp?)
before i got one. If he wants to wear one he'll find a way to work around it.

jimb










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> I have a friend who would really benefit from an insulin pump and I have
shown
>him mine and how I think it would really help him. Both his family and
Doctors
>really want him to get on one for better control but he is not sure that he
>could be able to wear it as recommended due to his job. He is a truck
mechanic
>and has been known to catch his clothing on fire. He is concerned about
melting
>the pump to his body. Additionally, he wonders if he'd be able to crawl into
>small places with it. Does anyone out there have a job like this that
could shed
>some insight on how to handle these types of situations?
> 
>Thanks!
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