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I just joined this mail list and read lots of everyone's
e-mails. It feels so good to know you're not alone and everyone seemed to have
the same questions I've had about the pump. There was alot of "talk"
about weight gain and the pump. I've been on the pump for 2 years now and in the
first 6 months I gained about 20 pounds. This was quite an adjustment for me
because I never have had to fight my weight. But I also had high blood sugars
all the time before the pump and that alone will keep weight off. ( Not a good
way to lose weight!) I've learned that the pump does give you alot more freedom
to eat foods you may not have without the pump. But the price may be weight
gain. The pump is not the culprit, the user is. Balance is always the key,
especially in diabetes!!