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Re: [IP] Top 10 Reasons to Pump



Nancy and Howie wrote:

> Lurline, Just thought I would let you know how much I enjoy being on the
> pump.  I was just started on it Monday so, I am no expert but, I have also
> been able to enjoy not worrying about what time I eat.  Yesterday I actually
> did not eat lunch until 1:30.  I used to have to eat at about 11:30.  It is
> so nice to have some freedom after 22 years of having to follow a special
> diet and eat everyday at a certain time.  I would highly recommend at least
> giving the pump a try.  I really think you will like it.  We may read some
> complaints about the pump on the list but, I don't think that anyone that is
> doing the complaining would really give up the pump.  I have also read many
> messages about how people quit pumping and a later went back to it.  That
> should tell us something.
>
> Hope this helps
> Nancy
> pumping since 8/11/00
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of rebennin
> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2000 12:07 AM
> To: email @ redacted; email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Top 10 Reasons to Pump
>
> Hi Lurline--
>
> Hey just thought we would drop you a note again and tell you that Bob has
> been on his pump a year and NO PROBLEMS!!!  In fact he has hardly used more
> that 3-4 sets of batteries during the whole year and he uses the audio bolus
> feature exclusively!  We have had great service from MM whenever we needed
> to ask questions.  If we needed to try some other supplies--they would be
> fed exed here overnight!
>
> Bob is very needle shy (like when it comes to dr. office blood tests in the
> arm) but he says that he really doesn't feel the "harpoon" as he calls it!
> Please don't let the few people on the list that have complaints discourage
> you.  Remember the vocal ones are those that need to vent with problems.
> The satisfied people are not writing since they are satisfied.  We are
> waiting to hear the great results you are going to have once you start!
> Keep hanging in there-Lurline!
>
> Diane &
> Bob
> email @ redacted
> Type I for 44 years
> Began pumping w/MM 507C 8/31/99
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 7:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Top 10 Reasons to Pump
>
> > email @ redacted wrote:
> >
> > > Hillary,
> > >
> > > <So, don't be scared away from the pump b/c people are griping about
> customer
> > > service or malfunctioning equipment.  The people that don't have any
> prob's
> > > aren't saying anything.>
> > >
> > > Truer words were never spoken!!
> > >
> > > Stacey
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> >
> > Are there any people who don't have problems with the pump?
> > Here I am about to start next week and I see all the problems and wonder
> if it is
> > worth it.  Afterall, it is very easy just to give your self a stick and
> run.
> > Lurline
> >
> >
> >
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Thanks for the information.



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