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Re: [IP] insurance for the pump; bra question; romantic weekends

Jenny, 15, switches to lantus with humalog boluses on beach or pool 
party days.


On Tuesday, November 4, 2003, at 06:53 PM, ruth jennison wrote:

> hi there all,
> im doing my saline trial at the moment, which is interesting-- all of 
> the annoyance of the pump with none of the benefits!!!!
> 1. anyway: do any of you have extra insurance on your pump? or is it 
> covered under homeowners?
> i suddenly realized, i could lose this thing (in some weird accident 
> or something). if you lose it, will health insurance pay again? what 
> if it is stolen? has anyone taken  out secondary insurance on their 
> pumps?
> 2. anyone recommend any bras that are particularly good for holding 
> the pump in the middle, between your breasts? i have some that ive 
> found comfortable,  but thought I'd ask the experienced pumpers out 
> there.
> 3. im having a romantic weekend the week after i go on the pump. id 
> like to just go back to my injection routine for that weekend. do any 
> of y'all do this? seems like i'll just take the pump off when i 
> usually take my lantus, stay on lantus till the end of the weekend and 
> put it back on when i return when im supposed to take another lantus 
> shot? of course ill ask my cde at pump class, but i was interested to 
> hear if this switcharoo was common practice?
> As always,
> Thanks!
> Ruth
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Ruth Jennison
> University of California, Berkeley
> Dept. of English
> 320 Wheeler Hall
> Berkeley, CA
> 94720
> tel. 510-666-0560
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