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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V7 #344

Hi Dawn,

I think the problem for the rest of us is that we don't know the problem or
your job and  the pump.

I've had MRIs (a lot recently, actually)  and I took my pump off prior to
the procedure as recommended so as to not screw up the programming in the
pump during the exposure to a large magnetic field.

Does the MRI machine do this even when it is not turned on?

I'm still learning here.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dawn Vesneske" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 11:56 AM
Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V7 #344

> Thanks for a reply!
> It seems that no one wants to get involved with me in reference to this?
>  I called a lawyer too first to see what options I had..he said try to
talk with
> them first which I did and ofcourse that didnt work either they refused to
> me come back to work said it was unsafe as they changed my position to be
> working alone working a pm shift not am shift in a small office at a strip
> meaning I would have to take my pump off multiple times a day.
>  According to the ADA as I understand you have to be able to do the
> functions of your job with or without an accomodation. I cant take the
pump off
> 20x a day to bring the patient in/out of the room although I can do
> else within my job.
>  I worked with the pump for 1 year with no problems. i did take the pump
> occasionally when working alone which did flucuate my sugars but I was
> with this as I love my Job. Now Im on a job search for a new job.
>  My employer said that they cant afford another person to assist with
> the patient in/out of the room...they are having financial difficulties.
Its not
> fair but for some reason I seem to get screwed?
>  Yes, My mom thinks its because Im on the pump and its raised the premiums
> the insurance plus I had two surgeries in three months. We had to complete
> insurance form when they were looking for new coverage and it asked if you
> any costs over $5000 I answered yes..The pump is! How do you prove thats
> reason....CANT!
>  Im not sure what to do...hopefully I could just collect unemployment and
find a
> new job in the meantime that gives me benefits?
> Whats the certificate ??  I didnt think I could do disability as I can
>  Dawn Vesneske partylite Candle Consultant & Recruiter847-740-8851
> email @ redacted
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