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RE: [IP] High BG's in NY/musings on pumps and economics



Thanks Kathy,
It must be so hard for you to be so far away when your
hometown (?) is crumbling. We're only a mile away and
can't comprehend it.  Thanks for the info about
supplies.
Catherine Popper

--- Kathy Bruckmeyer <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Catherine:
> I called Minimed yesterday to order some supplies
> and he didn't say there
> would be any problem.  I told him I had six more
> left so I have about 2-3
> weeks supply left.  I never wait until last minute.
> 
> However, regarding test strips, I went to pick up my
> insulin on Tues and
> they told me that they were having difficulty in
> getting my test strips
> (accu check comfort strips) and that the notation
> was "discontinued".  I
> asked how that could be and even she thought that
> was weird so they called
> their supplier and they were supposed to be in
> yesterday.
> 
> Unfortunately, after a long day of volunteering at
> school, I completely
> forgot to pick them up and we are having a Tropical
> Storm here today which
> was supposed to hit later on but is already here.
> 
> As a matter of fact I have an early morning appt for
> a lung scan and will
> call before I go to make sure that they are going to
> be open and it is still
> ok to be taken and from there, swing west to get my
> test strips and back
> home.
> 
> Thankfully I went grocery shopping last night to
> avoid all of this.
> 
> I wouldn't worry about it right now.  Things will
> pick up and they have
> stated that most of everything was being done via
> ground instead of air so
> it might take longer to get but they will get the
> stuff.
> 
> I just got an e mail from Avon stating that we
> should place our orders on
> line due to the mail situation and be patient
> regarding deliveries not
> knowing what will be happening as far as getting
> everything to our
> warehouses....so everyone is affected one way or
> another.
> 
> Well, hang in there and I'm glad you figured out
> what was triggering your
> asthma. I hope you stay out of the air and perhaps
> with the rain, the sky
> will clear.
> 
> Unfortunately, it severely hampers the rescue
> efforts.
> 
> Kathy Bruckmeyer
> email @ redacted
> diab 35 yrs pumping 12/00
>
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