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Re: [IP] Chest Pain and 530G Pump



Lol. Pump. 

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Phyllis 

 > On Jul 30, 2016, at 6:21 PM, PHYLLIS ABRAM
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Jean, it has been shown that carrying a cellphone inside a bra can cause
> cancer. Because of that I don't keep my pimp there. I may 'be seeing ghosts
> where there aren't any' just ver cautious.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> Phyllis 
> 
>>> On Jul 30, 2016, at 6:13 PM, Jean Roseman
>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> I have been wearing a pump for 17 years. I have always worn it in my bra. I
>> have also run or walked fast with it there for all those years. For the last
>> several years I have had significant chest pain radiating out from the
> sternum.
 >> It has been diagnosed as costochondritis which is essentially an arthritis
of
>> the ligaments in the chest. There is no test for it other than prodding the
>> chest to see where it hurts. I have discussed this with my doctors if it
> could
>> be from the pump, especially since I do wear it with sensors and have since
> they
>> have been available. They think not. I am skeptical. It is radiating on a
> lesser
 >> scale than a phone. I donbt think we have seen consequences from cell
phones
>> next to the ear and in menbs pockets. Anybody have anything like that?
>> 
>> My pump went into Button Error in late May. MM sent me a loaner for three
>> months. I was almost at the 5 year expiration under Medicare of my pump
> anyway
 >> so I was prime to get a new pump. Of course Medicare would not approve a
530G
>> thus my secondary would not pay for that pump. I found I was able to buy the
>> loaner. The price was $1895 minus $500 for the turned in, non-functioning
> pump.
 >> I got a 10% discount for paying for it all at once on a credit card and
ended
> up
>> paying $1255. It came with a two year warranty on it.
>> 
>> Jean Roseman
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>>> On Jul 30, 2016, at 4:10 PM, insulin-pumpers-digest
>>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> 
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