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Re: [IP] pumpers in Canada-please help!

We are a Canadian family with a six year old child who is managing very well with his insulin pump!  Feel free to contact us via e-mail.


> I received a request for help from a lady in Canada that is looking into
> PT for her 6 year old daughter.  I'm not sure what province she is in,
> but she's been told that pumps aren't prescribed until kids are
> teenagers.  I know there are parents of younger Canadian pumpers on this
> list.  If you are a parent of a child pumping in Canada, or if you know
> your doctor has children pumping, please let me know who the doctor is
> and what province he/she is in.  Thanks so much.
> Kasey
> > I have
> > been
> > researching the pump - I live in Canada and right now they are not using
> > them on children but beginning only as teenagers.  This is a long way for
> > us.  I really want Emilee to have the best possible life and feel that
> > controlling her levels will assist - any advice on how I can approach her
> > pediatrician and diabetes clinic to let us try the pump?  I have an
> > appointment there on Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
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> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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