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Re: [IP] Insulin pump differeces

I'm not sure about the waterproof issue, since I disconnect for showering,
etc.  I am really glad for the site change reminder though.  The couple
times I have not reset it, I forgot to change the site until my bg's started
to skyrocket.  Now I set it every time.  With a full time job and 3 young
children I can use every reminder I can get!  :-)

Julie Murphy
On May 16, 2011 12:37 PM, "Mark Thomas" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I have pumped insulin for about 12 years now and I would like to ask the
> group a few questions?
> 1. Many people make a big deal about Minimed pumps not being waterproof. I

> don't know about everyone on the group but, couldn't you just disconnect
> when your in the water? I take my pump off when I shower and I don't have
> any serious problems.
> 2. Is it really that important that your pump reminds you of the last time

> you changed your infusion set? I change mine every 3 days.
> I just see these remarks come up frequently and I would just like to know
> how important these things really are.
> Thanks, Mark
> .
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