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Re: [IP] pump advocate (aren't we all)

On Thu, 5 Nov 1998, Kasey Sikes wrote:

> Okay, I just had to respond about being a pump advocate.  Most of you
> know my daughter Kayla (age 5) began pumping in June.  (For all you new

> is also Type 1 for about 35 years now.  He wasn't too thrilled we were
> putting Kayla on the pump and has been steadfastedly against a pump for
> himself.  Well, he's been absorbing all the changes in Kayla over the

> pouting about not getting to eat the candy and Kayla told him if he had
> a pump he could have all the candy he wanted.  :)  So, he asked me about

> that came with the pump and a silhouette.  I'm not sure uf he tried them
> or not, but he put a call in to his endo and asked about a pump!  And
> who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks???  He's been on the
> phone with his ins. about pump approval.  My, my, my, miracles can
> happen!

Fantastic!! Finally a true convert, and a doc too.

Next thing you know, he might even join Insulin Pumpers.

Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/