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Re: [IPu] Further Thoughts about a Survey



Hi Janet,

I am in Bris and can give you some numbers for up here.  I am also the
coordinator of Dynamic Intent, a support group up here for Type 1.  Email me
and I will pass on the details to you.

Hope this will help
Kristyn

----- Original Message -----
From: "Janette Dunn" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 8:26 PM
Subject: [IPu] Further Thoughts about a Survey


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> Hi All,
>
> A few more thoughts about a survey .....
>
> I thought a survey could be issued 2 ways.
>
> 1.  On line.  Use IP- AUS so you could just go in and complete it and
return
> it.  Ask "Reality Check" and "Pump AUS" to list it as well ?
>
> 2.  Through major teaching hospitals, across the country.  eg.In NSW:
> Liverpool; Royal Prince Alfred; Prince of Wales and Westmead / Westmead
> Childrens Hospital all have Diabetes Units with Pump Users.
>
> I know that the 2 major Teaching Hospitals in Perth and one of the
Hospitals
> in Melbourne have Pumpers.  (I know there are others ... but I live in NSW
> .... help me out) !!!!
>
> The value of getting Hospitals to issue, is the larger numbers of Pump
Users
> and (maybe) getting Hospitals to issue surveys to users ?
>
> Do you know the names of Hospitals / Educators /Endos and phone numbers I
> could contact ???
>
> I think some values of a survey would be:
>
> - Numbers.  Just being able to obtain 100 - 200 responses about the same
> issue/s
> - Advantages  The abilty to document what people saw as the advantage of
Pump
> use to them (better BG control; better quality life / health).  More
chance of
> surviving until "the cure" ... whenever !!!
> - Comparison  The opportunity to obtain data comparing 2 different methods
of
> Insulin Delivery.  (Life and control on injections versus pumps).
>
> We could obtain all this from people who ACTUALLY USE PUMPS and have "real
> life" experience in Australia !!!!
>
> Just a few thoughts please add your own  ........
>
> Warm Regards,
>
> Janette
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