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Re: [IP] Getting A Pump FINALLY!!!



Hi my name is val and I have bin on the pump for 30 days they started me on 
saline too know why but It helped me get over the fright of this thing being 
on me 24-7.dx"d 80.thanks mini med 506


>From: Geneece Pulley <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] Getting A Pump FINALLY!!!
>Date: 20 Mar 2001 06:09:59 -0800
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>I don't understand why people are started on saline.  When I started on my  
>MM508 I was started right on Humalog.  Even back in 1995 when I started 
>MM506 they started me right off with Regular.  I spent a few hours at the 
>Dr's office and when I left I was given every phone number to get ahold of 
>my Dr or the nurse.  It seems like the saline thing is a waist of time, 
>even for adults.  Just my opinion though.
>Geneece
>dx'd 87
>pump 7/00
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>On Mon, 19 March 2001, "Michael" wrote:
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>frustrated by now
> > > having to deal with all her usual shots AND the set insertions.
> > > Again...any advice would be appreciated.
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> > I would suggest you ask WHY she will be pumping saline -- she will
> > learn nothing from it, she's only 3. You, on the otherhand, can learn
> > just as much pushing the buttons without ever having her wear it. I
> > can see the point for an older child or an adult that will be running
> > the pump themselves, but not for a three year old and CERTAINLY not
> > for an entire week.
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> > Michael
> > email @ redacted
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