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Re: [IP] Insulin Pumpers Giving Up



Jo:

At the risk of sounding a little "snippy" - did you ask your endo how many
patients she had who did not return to her? I wonder if the number is close
to 27 ;-)

Bob

<snip>
>My doctor happened to mention that she had 28 patients on the pump,
>however, she also had 27 patients go on the pump and then go off it
>because they weren't happy with it. This surprised me! Then when I read
>John's note with regards to this when I got home, I was even more
>surprised. 89% sounds really high as does 50% in my mind. 
>The above as well as the problem of site infections are kind of eating
>at my brain right now.
>I wonder how we can get the stats on Insulin Pumpers giving up?
>
>Jo

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