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Re: [IP] Need some advice!!!!

Hi Stacey!

Can you get a pump in Canada without a doctor's prescription (you can't
in the US)?  How much do pumps cost there?

Stacey Phillips wrote:
> Hi Everyone:
>          I went to my family doctor today. Still waiting to see the
> specialist in Saint John, New Brunswick. I know that I am going to get
> the insulin pump. My family Dr. tells me that I am a perfect candidate
> for the pump. I came home and called the Minimed rep. and he suggested
> that I buy the pump and have all of the information read about the do's
> and don'ts of the pump and to watch the video on how the pump works(I
> have a pretty good idea with all of the research that I have done and
> from all of the good people here), so that when I go to see the
> specialist I would be able to start pumping ASAP. I really do want to
> start like as in yesterday. Would I be crazy to buy the pump BEFORE I go
> to the specialist or should I wait???????? You see, the doctor's office
> postponed my appointment for another week so now it's October 13/98,
> that I see him. Any advice would be GREATLY appreciated!!!!!!!!!!THANK
> YOU!!!!!!!!!!!
> Stacey Phillips
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> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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