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Re: Re: [IP] Spouse's feelings about pumping

I don't understand it either, but my doctor is very good so I am going to
trust him on this one.

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From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>

>Along with Karla, I too, am wondering as to why one is put on saline first.
>If it is to get used to the pump, why can't you just wear it, and pretend
>are bolusing. Why does saline have to be bolused.
>Is this happening so as to get practice inserting the sets? I see no reason
>for this either.. There is no way, by using saline, that you will know
>whether you have done it right anyway. (Like BG's going up, because you are
>not being delivered  the correct amount of insulin.) This just seems to be
>waste of sets.
>Please explain.