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RE: [IPp] How frequently do you get a new pump?



No, once you take it off, it's off.  Insertion is a one-time operation.
For soccer, though, you should be OK unless the style of play is
exceptionally rough.

Chris 

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of 
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> Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 12:06 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IPp] How frequently do you get a new pump?
> 
>  can you take the omnipod off for sports like soccer and then 
> put the same one back on like the other pumps, or once it's 
> off do you need to start again with a new omnipod?
>  On Tue 04/22/08 11:57 AM , "Brostrup-Jensen, C. Christian" sent:
> have found that the pods will stay put quite well during 
> activity,  including swimming. They are, however, somewhat 
> vulnerable to being  knocked loose during rough and tumble 
> activities. I think it would  depend a lot on what sort of 
> sports your son might be interested in.
> 
>  Brian has worn it during swimming, baseball and karate with 
> no problems.
>  He's lost a few wrestling with his brother however! :-)  
> Chris  > -----Original Message-----  > From: 
> email @ redacted [2]  > 
> [email @ redacted [3]] On Behalf Of  > 
> Lisa Hepner  > Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 11:01 PM  > To: 
> email @ redacted [4]  > Subject: Re: 
> [IPp] How frequently do you get a new pump?
>  >
>  > The Omnipod looks really cool! I just watched the video. 
> We  > didn't really research last time we got his pump. I 
> want to  > make sure I look into all options before the 
> decision this  > time. I worry about sports too. I wonder how 
> hard it would  > be to knock off?
>  >
>  > On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 9:44 PM,  wrote:
>  > >
>  > > Do you think you could do sports with the omnipod and 
> how  > in insertion  > > Sent from my Verizon Wireless 
> BlackBerry  > >  > > -----Original Message-----  > > From: 
> email @ redacted [6]  > >  > > Date: Tue, 22 Apr 
> 2008 02:38:44  > >  > 
> To:email @ redacted [7]  > 
> email @ redacted [8]>  > > Subject: Re: [IPp] How 
> frequently do you get a new pump?
>  > >
>  > > Switch to omnipod my daughter is 6 no wires and waterproof Wendy
> 
>  > > Longley
>  > >
>  > > -----Original Message-----
>  > > From: "Lisa Hepner"
>  > >
>  > > Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 21:32:34
>  > > To:"Parents of Pumpers"
>  > > Subject: [IPp] How frequently do you get a new pump?
>  > >
>  > > Our pump is hitting the end of its warranty and people 
> have  > suggested  > > it is time for a new pump. Do you get 
> a new pump when the  > warranty is  > > up?
>  > > Also,
>  > > we currently have the Minimed, but I would love to keep 
> our  > options open.
>  > > We have been happy with the pump, but it is kind of a  > 
> hassle that it  > > is not waterproof and I have found the 
> customer service to be less  > > than desired.
>  > > We would also love to do CGGM, but it is not covered by  
> > insurance yet  > > and I also don't want to add another 
> thing for my six year old to  > > wear. He transports so much 
> gear now as it is. :) Our  > doctor only  > > works with 
> Minimed pumps so if we do end up switching we  > may have to  
> > > switch doctors.
>  > > I
>  > > really don't know why he is not open to working with 
> other  > pumps :/ .
>  > .
>  .
> 
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