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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #508

Jane Reese wrote:

> OK, Lurline -
> What did you decide to do?  I also - like some peole on this list - found a
> pump hard to get used to, and when I told my family  I'm going to rip this
> thing out and throw it in the trash, and they said stick with it a while
> longer.  I've been where you are and just recently got an A1C of 5.5 which
> was not possible before the pump  (unless you count the 4.2 from countless
> hypo's on MDI).  How are you doing?  In my humb;e opinion, you should stick
> with the pump for at least a year  - it took me 1.5 years to get my basals
> right.  Don't give up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  You have to be a strong person to have
> diabetes!
> Take care, Jane

Perhaps I could get rid of the Diabetes rather than the pump.
I have not had it inserted yet and backed out of it.  I have some friends who
are not involved in either the disease or the pump who will be doing some
independent research for me then I shall make my decision.

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