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Re: [IP] YIPEE-Approved!



Congratulations, and welcome.  Resistance is futile.  <G>


David  Type 1  LADA  (who LOVES his MiniMed 507c Insulin Pump!)
Assimilated into the Borg Collective on May 3, 1999, at 1200 hours
(LADA  ==>  http://www.cde.com/diabetes.world/lada.htm )
----- Original Message -----
From: Laura Arns <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 1999 11:52 AM
Subject: [IP] YIPEE-Approved!


> The Disetronic rep called yesterday and talked to Shane. Says all has been
> approved and the pump(s) should be here by Friday! Now he just has to
> setup an appointment with the CDE to get "assimilated". Apparently the
> insurance (Aetna) has already agreed to pay for everything too. He said
> that Aetna and Disetronic have some sort of agreement and even if we
> hadn't reached out-of-pocket they would have worked something out between
> them so we still wouldn've have had to pay!
> It's a good thing there will be 2 pumps, because we are both techie
> junkies and we will each have one to play with this weekend. I want to
> learn how to run everything too, just in case he should ever need help. He
> thinks that since he already wears a pager for work, it won't be hard to
> get used to wearing the pump all the time.
>
> Also, in true Borg fashion, he has decided to name it "one of two" (the
> backup will of course be "two of two").
>
> Thanks to everyone for their suggestions and help in deciding on a pump.
> I'm sure we'll have lots more questions and find lots more help here once
> we get started.
>
> Laura, very excited wife of Shane
>
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