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Re: [IP] swimming with pump

Jenny, is 19, and wears bikinis. She often takes a pump break on beach days
and goes back to shots. If she wears her pump, she puts her site in her
bottoms, under the swimsuit, and just reconnects for bolusing.

On 10/30/07, denise lambert <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I'm wearing the Omni Pod, and the pod (pump) contains 3 day supply of
> insulin(200 units max), and has a separate PDM (personal diabetes monitor,
> which control basal & bolus).  Swimming or bathing not a problem (maximum
> depth 10feet), no hot tubs!  I can wear the pod on various locations, and
> it
> isn't tethered to a pump.
> Wearing it on my upper arm seems to be the best location. On the stomach
> interfered w/daily activities & created some skin irritation.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Tracy Friend <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 9:45:25 PM
> Subject: [IP] swimming with pump
> "I would like to ask what other folks do with their pump when wearing
> swim-wear.
> I wear a one-piece suit,"
> I wear both one piece suits and tankinis. The tankinis give me more
> freedom
> for bathroom breaks and pumps. :-) For the one pieces suits I can tuck it
> in
> between my breasts. For the tankinis I put in the back of my bottoms, with
> the clip. Nowadays I rarely swim without my pump as it's a waterproof
> Cozmo!
> But for short swims I may take it off, rather than go through the
> rigamarole
> of taking of the Cozmonitor.
> Tracy
> .
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