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Re: [IP] Ideas on Funding a Pump?

I usually do new sets after shower but ill try the swabs too. Thanks

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On Apr 26, 2011, at 2:03 PM, Alan Segal <email @ redacted> wrote:

> I haven't had an infection yet (knock on wood),
> I use a germacidal soap when bathing.
> I use alcohol swap before insertion (wait til its dry)
> [Walmart has the swaps for about $1.25/box in the pharmacy section. I find
> at my Walmart that they disappear from the shelves pretty quickly]
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Jamie Kovacs <email @ redacted>wrote:
>> 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.
>>> .
>> .
> -- 
> Alan Segal
> "There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary, and
> those that don't"
> .
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