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RE: [IP] More about my Endo

Ok, I've been on a pump for 10 years now but I've never heard it called that.
But hey you learn something new every day.

--- On Tue, 6/30/09, Liz Davis <email @ redacted> wrote:

From: Liz Davis <email @ redacted>
Subject: RE: [IP] More about my Endo
To: email @ redacted
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 8:19 PM

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.  Basically it means being on the


At 05:24 PM 6/30/2009 -0700, you wrote:
>ok this may be a stupid question but what is CSII?
>--- On Mon, 6/29/09, John S Wilkinson <email @ redacted> wrote:
>From: John S Wilkinson <email @ redacted>
>Subject: RE: [IP] More about my Endo
>To: email @ redacted
>Date: Monday, June 29, 2009, 10:13 AM
>The following says 3 months for pump users.
>Continued coverage of the insulin pump would require that the patient has
>been seen and evaluated the treating physician at least every 3 months. The
>pump must be ordered by and follow-up care of the patient must be managed by
>a physician who manages multiple patients with CSII and who works closely
>with a team including nurses, diabetes educators, and dietitians who are
>knowledgeable in the use of CSII.
>John S Wilkinson
>Rome, NY
>"You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money."
>George W. Bush
>-----Original Message-----
>From: email @ redacted
>[mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of
>email @ redacted
>Sent: Monday, June 29, 2009 10:51 AM
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IP] More about my Endo
>I just got off the phone with a rep from Medicare.   Actually, he was quite
>good.   He did tell me that the number of times required to see an endo is
>something a person sets up with their endo.   He said there is no rule
>saying a person had to see an endo a certain number of times a year. Good!
>Now I don't have to read that manual.   Woo Hoo!
>My plan now is to not see her until sometime next year.   That might have
>to be in the spring as Watertown, NY gets a lot of lake effect snow during
>the winter.
>I did set the active insulin time to two hours and I changed the battery in
>the pump so the Wizard is working fine.   I am trying to test more and more
>each day.   I just paid off our mortgage.   Another Woo Hoo!   No sense
>trying to get the CGMS.   I would have to use my teacher's retirement HMO.
>Jim Durr
>It's raining cats and dogs -- Come to PawNation, a place
>where pets rule! (http://www.pawnation.com/?ncid=emlcntnew00000008)
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