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Re: [IP] Comparison of pumps



Don't forget to look at Animas, as well.  It is an excellent pump like the
others.
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2002 8:25 AM
Subject: [IP] Comparison of pumps


> I'm in the process of getting my pump.  Insurance claims have been
submitted,
> so any day now I'll be getting a call asking me what color I want (which
is
> very exciting since it's taken three years to get to this point).
>
> I think it's very difficult for someone to pick which pump to order.  How
am I
> supposed to know which one will be best for me?  All the doctors and
patients
> are so political and can't make any comments about the different pumps.
They
> just say, "They're all good."  I'm sure they are, but I would just like
someone
> to tell me which pump is right for me.  I don't have much of a basis to
make
> that decision on my own.
>
> So, I've kind of narrowed it down to the Minimed 508, based on its
asthetic
> (sp?) appeal and its past history.
>
> But I've read a few web pages that seem to suggest a great deal of people
> switch from the Minimed to the Disetronic.  That worries me a little.  If
I'm
> going to end up switching, why not just start with the Disetronic?
>
> Has anyone switched from the Disetronic to Minimed?  Can you tell me what
> prompted you to do it?
>
> I appreciate all your help, everyone!  Have a great day.
>
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