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Re: [IP] Update RE: Help! Any suggestions........

In a message dated 9/24/2001 10:50:11 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> When I first got my insulin pump - it took me forever to convince the doctor
> to let me get one - even the endo who put me on it -- everytime I'd get sick
> he'd tell me it "has to be an infection from your pump".  Bu**sh*t!!  I had
> just put the site one site in less than 24 hours ago - and when I started
> having problems, pulled it and put in a new one!!  If I'd complain to him
> about a sinus infection (which I got even before i started on the pump) 
> after
> I got hte pump - he'd blame it on the pump!!  Now I know why he didn't want 
> me
> to start on my pump!!
> And no - I no longer see him!!  I see a GP now who says, "If we can't figure
> it out, we'll find someone who can!"
> Deb in Southern Illinois

Good for you! I get so frustrate with all those dr.'s out there that badmouth 
the pump w/o knowing what it is or realizing how much it helps impove our 
Heather W.
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