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Re: [IP] Backup pump vs meter - was: My Bad One Touch Ultra Experience



Will insurance companies cover back up pumps?
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Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 11:37 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Backup pump vs meter - was: My Bad One Touch Ultra
Experience


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> We travel with a back-up meter AND a back-up pump -- oh, and insulin and
> syringes too . . . (yes, I freely admit to being a paranoid pumpmama -- or
at
> least one who doesn't mind schlepping lots of stuff "just in cas").  When
> traveling in the US, you don't have to worry too much about being able to
> quickly replace a dead meter because (at least in my experience) in an
> emergency you can get a meter at any pharmacy (maybe not your preferred
meter
> but a meter that you can use).  I'm curious though about those who have
> traveled outside the country.  Are meters and, especially, test strips
> readily available -- and are they compatible with the meters found in the
US
> ????
>
> Lyndy
> Pumpmama to Katie
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