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Re: [IP] Swimming with the pump



Ellen,
My name is Jed and I am currently looking to move to the pump.  I went to
the endo today and currently have the infusion in now to try out.  I was
looking at Disetronic so that I could also swim laps.  Where do you actually
keep it when swimming?  I would like any advice that I could get. Thanks, jd

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From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Sunday, May 09, 1999 11:28 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Swimming with the pump


>Nancy, I'm glad you brought this up. I, too, would much rather swim with my
>pump.  I find that I can maintain much better bgs keeping the pump on.  I
>swim laps and I find that the pump does not slow me down one bit.  I also
>like to wear my pump at the beach.  When our family goes to the beach,
>everyone goes in the water.  If I disconnected, where would I put the pump?
>I wouldn't leave it on the beach or in the car or in the house.  I agree
with
>you on this one.  I love the disetronic for this reason.  I don't worry
about
>losing it either.  After all, it is attached directly to me.  ellen
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