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RE: [IP] Minimed frustrations



 I live 10 miles from NYC. My endo set me up with a trainer, if you need the
phone # let me know off the list.


--- On Mon, 6/16/08, Elizabeth Blake <email @ redacted> wrote:

> From: Elizabeth Blake <email @ redacted>
> Subject: RE: [IP] Minimed frustrations
> To: email @ redacted
> Date: Monday, June 16, 2008, 3:46 PM
> --- On Mon, 6/16/08, Jamie Anderson
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> >  Honestly, I have not heard of any "30 Day"
> rule.
> > When I purchased the system
> > for my son, I know I had to pursue the training part
> > myself. We live an hour and
> > a half from our endo, and I figured that I have spent
> > enough money at Minimed
> > that they could send a trainer to me instead of me
> going to
> > our endo for
> > training. It ended up that there wasn't a trainer
> > available for my area so
> > someone from like 6 hours away came. It was the best
> > training we could have ever
> > had!!!
> > I would keep calling if I were you!!
> 
>  I'm in NYC so I know there are local reps &
> trainers. Unfortunately, the ones
> I've met don't cover my part of the city. I believe
> that they are required to
> train you if you want them to, even if your doctor or CDE
> is willing. I'm not
> too sure mine is even though she did train me on the pump.
> I think she's the one
> who told me that I have to be trained within 30 days, when
> I got my first pump 3
> years ago. I think it's because they have a 30 day
> return period, so you have to
> be able to test it out before then.
> 
> --
> Liz
> Type 1 dx 4/1987
> Minimed 715 5/2005 / Minimed 722 6/08
> .
.
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