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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V2 #164
Theresa Walkup wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just talked to my Dr., she told me that since it is taking so long to get training scheduled for my pump and that I know what I am doing? To go ahead and start with saline for a day or two, to get the mechanics down, then I could switch over to insulin. She also gave the name and phone number of a pumper here in town, that works with Minimed, but has never actually trained anyone.
> I forgot to ask, what kind of saline do I use? Anyone know? Please, email me quick!! And keep your fingers crossed for me!
> TWalkup @Roeing.com
> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
Normal Saline .9% should be fine-
Kristen Gelein, RN
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/