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[IP] Considering use of pump

     I am considering switching to a pump.  I take 4 
injections a day and test my blood sugar 4 to 6 times 
a day.  My main reason for switching is that I have 
had increasingly severe hypoglycemic reactions, with 
little or no warning.  My blood sugar seems to rise and 
fall dramatically.  I understood that my control could be 
more stable with a pump.  I have two questions:

     1.  Do any of you experience severe hypoglycemia 
despite using a pump?  Is it less severe than without a 

     2.  Regarding insurance coverage:  has anyone had 
any experience with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois 


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