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Re: [IPp] pump trial questions



We also find the 43 inch tubing helpful for quicker bathroom trips :-)

Barb Heidt

maryann crawford wrote:

> My CDE recommends the 43 inch tubing for kids,because if the pump and hits
> the ground the site won't pull off.  I would definitely try only one kind of
> set for the first month. You are working with so many new variables
> absorption, sites, basals,boluses.that it makes sense to try to stay with
> something as long as you can. Kaycce is 8 and she uses the silhouettes.
> Maryann Crawford
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "AM Leake" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 11:19 AM
> Subject: [IPp] pump trial questions
>
> > Hi everyone,
> > We got some excellent news on Monday!  We visited our new endo and
> requested
> > a pump trial.  We have our date in May!
> >
> > We are going to try the QuickSets with the 6mm cannula and 23" tubing.
> Are
> > there sets that I should consider having in the house, in case we have a
> > problem, or just make sure that I get a couple of extra QuickSets before I
> > walk out of the endo's office?
> >
> > When you did your pump trials, was there anything NOT provided by your
> > endo's office that you wish you had gotten?  Should I assume that they
> will
> > provide the stuff to make removing the adhesive go okay, or should I have
> > baby oil, Goo Gone, tea trea oil, etc. handy on my own?
> >
> > Just curious to see what I need to gather before we do the trial.
> >
> > Thanks for your input,
> > Allison
> > (Mom to Jeremy, 8 today!, dx'd 12/00)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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