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Re: [IP] Re: thigh pump



i've had mine for many years.  Maybe they don't include the clip anymore.  i 
think it's wonderful!  I don't lose circulation at all.
Anyway.  YMMV.  It works well for me.

Lisa Ann & Switch
39yo;dx'70;IP'89;MM515!!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sarah Dowdell" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 10:35 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: thigh pump


> <<<There is a thigh pouch through MiniMed.  You can get them in black or 
> white. I have both.  It has an elastisized piece with a clip you can 
> attach to underwear or shirt that's tucked in and such.  I love the pouch. 
> The only drawback is having to go to the bathroom everytime I want to 
> bolus
> or whatever. Sometimes sitting at a table  I've reached up my skirt or 
> dress and done it all right their.  hehehe...>>>
> Lisa Ann & Switch
39yo;dx'70;IP'89;MM515!!!

> I would HIGHLY recommend using a garter of some sort when you use this 
> thing.  I have one from MM and it did not come with a clip to attach to 
> underwear or anything--maybe this is a feature MM recently added.  I've 
> had mine for 6 years and it was just a pouch with an elastic band around 
> it.  I use it when I have to, but the thing DOES NOT stay up on my leg 
> unless I put it on so tightly that I lose all circulation in my legs 
> (needless to say, I'm usually hiking that thing up several times an hour 
> because I like being able to feel my toes).  However, it is nice because 
> you can just reach up your skirt/dress and bolus right at the table 
> without anyone noticing and it would be very comfortable if I could get it 
> to stay up.  Does anyone know if the MM thigh pouches come with garter 
> clips now?  Maybe it's worth replacing my pouch before wedding season gets 
> into full swing for me.
>
> Sarah, dx'92, pumping'00
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