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Re: [IP] Amusement parks (was RE: flying with pump)

> In a message dated 9/9/2002 7:45:03 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> > Lori, are you (or any other IP members) in ACE (American Coaster
> > Enthusiasts) by any chance?  I've met several fellow ACE diabetics, but
> > haven't met any other ACE pumpers.
> > 
> I've always wondered if Katie should be disconnecting when she goes
> on rollercoasters -- especially the monster one (when I'm there, I
> ask her to -- but I'd bet big money she doesn't when she's with her
> father).  It just seems to me that there's a very real chance that
> the g-forces could cause the "plunger" thingy in the cartridge to be
> depressed -- even just a little bit would be quite a few units for
> her . . . Or am I unjustifiably paranoid???   Any engineer/physicist
> types out there care to comment ???

Any G forces high enough to move the plunger on a normal syringe not 
in a pump would make a puddle of your daughter long before the 
plunger moved :-)

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