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Re: [IP] First Pumper seen!

We met a guy last summer who was working at the local Sear tire center. 
I saw the tubing  and asked him if he wore a pump. He was and was very 
pleased to have someone that recognized it.

I think these experiences will become more and more common.


Shelley Valentine wrote:

>Bekka -
 > Joshua has been pumping since last Tuesday. Sunday, we went to watch his
 >play softball & Joshua had his pump on a clip in the front pocket of his
>A man on the team walked by & said "oh, he's wearing a pump". I was astounded.
>Even Joshua's aunt thought it was a play cell phone & though she knew we were
>going to get Joshua a pump, still didn't connect that's what it was. This man
>said that his best friend growing up was Type 1 & he'd gone to diabetes
 >education classes with him to learn about giving insulin, treating lows, etc.
 >also said that he worked with a man who was on a pump & that's why he
>it. I wanted to hug the poor guy.
>Mom to Joshua, 3, dx'd. @ 20 mos.-Pumping Cozmo 6/3/03 & Jessie 21
>western Massachusetts

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