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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V5 #543



insulin-pumpers-digest wrote:
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> insulin-pumpers-digest    Friday, November 2 2001    Volume 05 : Number 543
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> This issue of the digest contains:
> [IPn] Mail Order Pharmacies
> [IP] Anyone Want a Visitor in New York?????
> [IP] Re:diabetes and impaired mental function
> Re: [IP] Anyone Want a Visitor in New York?????
> [IP] Fwd: Medic Alerts
> Re: [IP] IT'S HERE!!
> Re: [IP] Type I diabetes may affect learning
> RE: [IP] Type I diabetes may affect learning
> Re: [IP] Re: Type 1 Diabetes Affect Learning
> [IP] Re:diabetes and impaired mental function a reply to: email @ redacted
> Re: [IP] Re:diabetes and impaired mental function a reply to:email @ redacted
> [IP] Static and pump cases
> [IPn] It's Fall
> [IP] Has anybody done the Body for life in this group?
> Re: [IP] Has anybody done the Body for life in this group?
> [IP] New Doc Questions to ask
> [IP] Unemployement or Disability?
> [IP] first day of pump training/ a little long SORRY!
> [IP] Hello does anyone ever read my posts????
> Re: [IP] Re: Type 1 Diabetes Affect Learning
> Re: [IP] first day of pump training/ a little long SORRY!
> Re: [IP] Hello does anyone ever read my posts????
> Re: [IP] first day of pump training/ a little long SORRY!
> [IP] Medic Alert Bracelets
> Re: [IP] Hello does anyone ever read my posts????
> Re: [IP] Unemployement or Disability?
> Re: [IP] Hello does anyone ever read my posts????
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> Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 15:59:48 -0500
> From: "Patrick G. Jobe" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] IT'S HERE!!
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> >>Today is my first of three maybe four days of pump training. I wish they
> >>could do it all in one day. I have had the pump in the house for about a
> >>month. I have read the manual that came with it and the book "Insulin
> >>Pumper" I think I would be able to handle starting if I could have a
> >>phone number to call if I had a problem. I will write and let you all
> >>know what they tough me today.
> >>
> >>                                  I'm so HAPPY!!
> >>                                     Pam
> 
> My training consisted of my CDE telling me to watch the video and work
> through a sheet of button pushing exercises she gave. She then scheduled a
> 3 hour meeting to go over the pump and do the first site insertion. Before
> the meeting I sent her a list of several rather detailed questions about
> the pump (How to review the time span for a dual wave bolus? Does the pump
> automatically adjust for DST? Does she have access to a download station?)
> and my proposal for starting basal and bolus ratios. At the meeting she
> spend the first 2 minutes answering the questions (Don't know. Call MM.
> Don't think so but not sure. Call MM and NO). At that point she said I was
> obviously comfortable with the pump, Gave me back my list of proposed
> treatment values with a notation from the doctor saying agreed and we went
> directly to the site insertion. Total visit took about an hour.
> 
> Pat

Well, you got more training than I did! My doctor told me to watch the
video and then call him if I had any problems. That was it!

Karen
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> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 00:56:16 EST
> From: SylStat
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