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Re: [IP] Paradigm pumps not being water resistant afterall

 I know that the Animas pump is water proof. The Cosmo is supposed to be to, but
I have heard of people having problems with them.
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Mary Nosir <email @ redacted>
Reply-To: email @ redacted
Date:  Mon, 8 Sep 2003 18:06:51 -0700 (PDT)

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>Today I received a letter from Minimed stating that 
 > "we recommend that you do not submerge your Paradigm 511 or 512 pump in
 >I find this very disappointing since water resistance is the reason I chose
 >511. I love to swim and go to water parks. For me to take my pump off and
>it in a locker is a big hassle. Because I would have to go to the locker every
>hour to check my glucose and bolus. Having a water resistant pump was like
 >having my old life back again (pre-diabetes) and I feel that has just been
>away from me. Does anyone know of another water resistant pump? Oh yeah, I do
>have the sport thing that keeps the pump water tight but its so big and bulky
>and really tacky. By the way, I am on my 5th paradigm, so all the error
>messages, turning off, etc. may be explained by the fact that it wasnt really
>water resistant like I was told when my insurance bought it.
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