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[IP] To Veronica

 You enter grams of carbs on the MiniMed pumps, too. Like most out there
nowadays, it's a Smart Pump.
 Get Dr. H. Peter Chase's second edition book on Insulin Pumps and CGMS from the
Children's Diabetes Foundation in Denver. Order it on their website. He gives a
good pump comparison.


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 On Oct 30, 2010, at 8:51 AM, email @ redacted
(insulin-pumpers-digest) wrote:

> insulin-pumpers-digest   Saturday, October 30 2010   Volume 11 : Number 995
> PLEASE edit the subject line of your reply messages.
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> This issue of the digest contains:
> Re: [IP] Good Products for Dry Skin
> Re:  [IP] Re: Ricardo's post (was unavoidable statins)
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> Profile of Chris Siecko <email @ redacted>
> [IP] Re: entering carbs
> [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V11 #993
> Re: [IP] Re: unavoidable statins
> Re: [IP] Re: unavoidable statins
> Re: [IP] Good Products for Dry Skin
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> Re: [IP] Re: unavoidable statins
> RE: [IP] What's the big diff?
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> RE: [IP] Talking Duabetes Equipment
> RE: [IP] Re: Ricardo's post (was unavoidable statins)
> [IP] live and learn
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> [IP] dry skin care
> RE: [IP] dry skin care
> [IP] Lipitor Recalled
> [IP] Some Lipitor Recalled, but Not All
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:29:42 -0400
> From: "Sharon" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Good Products for Dry Skin
> Of the less expensive products Suave Advanced Therapy works good. I do also 
> like Eucerin dry skin therapy plus smoothing essentials. I don't think this 
> was covered as a major cause of dry skin is hot showers and baths. It is 
> recommended to avoid taking hot showers as well as patting the skin rather 
> than rubbing the skin with a towel.
> For my feet, I found Neat Feet  from Thunder Ridge Emu products made from 
> Emu oil. I got this from a health foods/natural product store. I found bag 
> balm as making my feet feel itchy and oily; that was no fun! Sharon
>>    Curel has several different types of body lotion, one is for extremely
>> dry skin, it works well for me.
>>    Another one from Nivea is a a cream which work well, on smaller dry
>> areas. I use the Nivea cream on my feet before I put my socks on, and I 
>> swear,
>> I have the softest feet in the county!
>>                  Jan G.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Candace Hackney <email @ redacted>
>> To: ip <email @ redacted>
>> Sent: Fri, Oct 29, 2010 9:43 am
>> Subject: [IP] Good Products for Dry Skin
>> Sorry not related to insulin pumping.
>> as anyone discovered a really good product for very dry skin? I have had 
>> dry
>> kin since childhood and I know diabetics are more prone to it also. Just
>> hought this may be a good place to ask.
>> I have tried prescription as well as over the counter and I used to love
>> aseline Intensive Care lotion until yrs ago when they changed the formula.
>> ainly I am looking for something to use in/after the shower to hold in
>> oisture and last longer.  I used to use the Neutrogena brand of oil while
>> till wet from the shower (can't remember the name off hand) and may go 
>> ahead
>> nd get it again, it keeps the moisture locked in longer without the oily
>> esidue which sits on top of the skin.
>> am thinking a good body wash with oil in it is okay since the oil locks 
>> the
>> oisture in. I apply lotion so many times a day, and my back has been 
>> itching
>> o much that the other day I didn't have my retractable back scratcher and 
>> use
>> he side of a building and scratched my back up and wake up in the middle 
>> of
>> he night to scratch.
>> Thanks for any replies....
>> he diabetic named Candy  ; )
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> Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 20:45:38 -0400 (EDT)
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: unavoidable statins
> How True!
> Bravo RoseLea!
> Yours Sincerely - Jan G.  
> In a message dated 10/29/2010 6:53:41 P.M. Central Daylight Time,  
> email @ redacted writes:
> At 11:38  AM 10/29/2010, Laura Shapiro wrote:
>> Since I started this, I must  say we wouldnt be pumpers if we didnt have
>> diabetes. And I would hope  this would be one of the places we could 
>> discuss that
>> more  broad topic. I dont belong to too many forums, and the ones I manage 
> are
>> small and less active. We have no real support groups in our area.  So I
>> appreciate being able to discuss and gather information here, and  
>> hopefully can
>> make determinations which topics apply to me and  then toss aside the 
>> ones I dont
>> really care  about.
>> Still not sure what I am going to do about the  prescription but 
> appreciate
>> *all* the feedback.
> I guess if  personally feel that all topics related to health and 
> diabetes and trying  to stay healthy with diabetes needs to be 
> discussed, not just which pump  to choose and what buttons to push and 
> when.  I welcome the  discussion, because at one point in time the 
> doctor may tell me that I  need to take this or that drug and I want 
> to make an informed  decision.  I can't do that if I know nothing 
> about different topics  and how others have dealt with  them.
> RoseLea
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> Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 20:47:26 -0500
> From: Denise <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] What's the big diff?
> I have an Animas Ping and I use the carb count to administer a bolus 
> most of the time.  The screen on the remote has a spot to key in the 
> total number of carbs, then it calculates a bolus with a correction 
> factor.  In the morning, an hour before breakfast, I must take a pill 
> (for gum disease) that needs a headstart into my system before food 
> arrives!  That's when I use what Animas calls the ezBG screen to just 
> correct my BG - and do another test before breakfast, insulin, Symlin.
> Occasionally, while a basal dose is administered, it cancels out the 
> bolus that I am attempting - kind of like two school kids trying to 
> drink from the water fountain at the same time.  The basal dose is the 
> bigger kid, so pushes little bolus aside.  When that happens, I use the 
> Normal screen to re-key the dose in.
> I never use the audio bolus and can't figure out why it's on the pump.
> Denise
> On 10/29/2010 4:06 PM, Rebecca Jervey wrote:
>> Veronica, The Omnipod will take the blood glucose reading (either that you
>> input or the reading from testing on the machiene itself) and then allow you
>> 105 Spruce Ln.
>> Paoli, PA 19301
>> 978-604-4877
>> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 4:24 PM, Veronica Elsea<
>> email @ redacted>  wrote:
>>> Oh Brent! You're making me want
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