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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!
> Thanks!
> Terry
> TWalkup @Roeing.com
> Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
Hi Terry-
Normal Saline .9% should be fine-
Good luck!
Kristen Gelein, RN
Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/