Re: [IP] TSA Cares
suntan lotion on the pump reacts to the swabbing....
On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 4:30 PM, Cindi Goldman-Patin <
email @ redacted> wrote:
> Sorry for the delay...
> So the ADA works closely with TSA on providing education. That being said
> people are hired & may not be trained appropriately.
> I have been advised that people should file a complaint with TSA AND ADA.
> Perhaps starting a petition on change.org....
> For my own experience traveling to AADE, I took my pump & sensor off when
> was time to put everything in the conveyor belt. I put my pump & Dex in a
> & handed it to the guy at the conveyor belt stating it could not go thru
> It did not go they but was swiped. What I did not know was that I somehow
> nitro -glycerine on my pump. After about 15 minutes I was allowed to
> proceed. I
> decided on the way home I would once again remove all devices but this
> time I
> shut down my Dex & took the battery out of my pump. Worked perfectly. I
> tons of xtra pump supplies & had 5 expired sensors so I didn't mind
> wasting one.
> Btw, the expired sensors worked just as well as non-expired
> Sent from Cindi's iPhone
> > On Aug 8, 2014, at 9:57, "Signe M."
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > I just phoned TSA Cares, and spoke with a man who says they will send me
> > sort of patient care rep. at the Denver airport, for assistance with the
> > screening process. I did tell him I haven't experienced this sort of
> > the Denver airport, which I am flying out of next week. They will be
> > some sort of e-mail, telling me where/when to meet the representative.
> > The point I made with the rep. was that I do not object to the screening
> > process, and that I understand the need for it, but that I just do not
> > have to become separated from my belongings during the screening process.
> > I'll let you all know how this works out. I have a feeling that, once a
> > has been documented, they may be afraid of a lawsuit due to
> > the Americans with Disabilities Act.) we'll see. And Cindi - please let
> > what you find out from pump manufacturers at the AADE Conference!
> > Signe
> > Sent from my iPad
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