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Re: [IP] would this be dumb?



so you programmed it to pump saline? how much?

On 31 Oct 2000, at 4:00, Jennifer Sutherland wrote:

> Not dumb at all. In fact when I first went onto the pump, I bought a bottle
> of saline water from the druggist and practiced filling my cartridges and
> wore the thing filled with (sterile) saline for a couple of days. Infusion
> set and all in and pumping saline water.
> 
> I used the "Pumping Insulin" book to calculate my basals, and when I did go
> on it LIVE, I had no trouble at all.
> 
> Good luck!
> Jenny Sutherland
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "wombn"
> Subject: [IP] would this be dumb?
> 
> 
> >
> > I've got all this pump stuff sitting here calling my name in eery
> > monster voices (the introducer needle).
> >
> > I'm thinking of just going ahead and doing a prep just like the video
> > *without insulin* and wearing it around for a couple hours, not even
> > pumping or anything.  To ease into it and to get over this anxiety
> > RIGHT NOW.
> >
> > Is that dumb?  Are there negative consequences to doing that?
> 
> 
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