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Re: [IP] Insulin On Board Methods

Thanks for the reply. I love it when people buck the medical community a
bit. <G>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 12:16 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Insulin On Board Methods

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> In a message dated 9/8/03 12:12:30 AM US Eastern Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> > Just curious: what is a "home trial"? They let you use the pump with
> > insulin
> > or just with saline? If insulin, then you must have already been on a
> > and had your basals set, etc., right?
> I dd mine with insulin -- but I had been pumpting for a few years. I can
>  still "see" thelook on my endo's face when I went to an appointment just
> hours
> after hooking up with a loaner. He noticed it wasn't my usual pump and
>  questioned me. When I told him I was taking a different pump for a "test
> drive," he
> said, "Tell me you're pumping saline."
> "Nope!" I said. "It's insulin!" He just kind of buried his head in his
> (He knows me well. LOL) I reminded him that I had been pumping for a few
>  years, that I could call the rep for help and, if all else failed, I
still had
> my
> regular pump.
> Never pumped before? I would say stick with saline.
> Jan and ElvisToo
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