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Re: [IP] Ideas on Funding a Pump?

Has Anyone ever had an infection from thier pump infusion set? I can't use
IV preps cause they cause more infections. Any suggestions. I don't have any
insurance and little money. Any suggestions?

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Julie Miley <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Laura:
> The people who don't have Type 1, who don't go through trying to take care
> of it, have no clue. Let their comments go in one ear and out the other.  WE
> know the difficulties in dealing with Diabetes, so feel free to vent with
> us.
> I'm hoping your current pump will last a long time after the warranty. Also
> hope you can find a "comfortable" way to get a new pump.  Hey, does your HMO
> have a relationship with any other pump manufacturer?  Might be worth
> asking.
> Julie
> On 4/26/2011 12:49 PM, Laura Shapiro wrote:
> > Hi All: I keep telling myself I'll be fine with no warranty. I have an
> older
>> Animas pump as a spare, though it is scratched and hard to read.
> > But when family members say I would be fine back on injections, I get a
> little
>> upset.
>> Anyway, my warranty goes out in early Aug.  My copay is fifty percent.
> > I've been told I have no trade in value at all, due to my HMO's
> relationship
>> with Carecentrix. They (Carecentrix) said I will have to make a payment
>> plan.
> > Being self-employed, anticipating $3k in dental bills this coming summer
> and
>> unpredictable income........well, not sure about taking on payments.
>> If anyone has any other ideas, please let me know.
>> Laura in NM. Who prefer being under warranty.
> .
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