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Re: [IP] They Need Our Help!!!



I could part with some polyskin adhesives.  Where can I send them?

Susan (204) 268-7464 (work) DER - Beausejour, MB

"Dr. Chance Fisher" wrote:

> Greetings fellow pumpers!
>
> My name is Chance Fisher and I have been pumping for 18 years.  I am a CDE
> and I volunteer my time with pediatric pumpers.  I have been volunteering a
> large portion of my time with two special kids named Rosalie and Sophia,
> identical twins, age 7.  I and many other health professionals struggled to
> get these two children on pumps and after almost a year, succeeded. I
> donated my old 508 and another person donated one. The mother is a single
> parent and without insurance of any kind.  Because she is employed, she does
> not qualify for public assistance.  Two nights ago, the family's home that
> they rented became engulfed in flames.  They lost everything, including the
> family's two cats.  The two girls also lost every pump supply they had.
>
> Everyone on this list knows first hand how hard it is sometimes to make
> getting diabetes supply work.  And we all have a heart, so what I am asking
> everyone on the list is that if they have any type of below mentioned
> supplies just laying around or some that they would not mind parting with to
> donate to Rosalie and Sophia, PLEASE pass me an e-mail!!!
>
> I took it upon myself to donate two Accu-Chek Advantage blood glucose
> meters.
>
> The twins are in need of the following items for their 508 MiniMed pumps:
>
> Accu-Chek Advantage test strips
> pump batteries
> Polyskins or other pump adhesives/tapes
> reservoirs
> Infusion sets......they are used to the Quick Release Polyfin Bent Needle
> and Soft-Set, but because of the circumstances, any would be appreciated!
> Humalog Insulin (For Rosalie)
> Novolog Insulin (For Sophia)
>
> I know this is a lot to ask, but these little girls need our help.  Please,
> if you can help get back to me.
>
> God Bless,
>
> Chance Fisher
>
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