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



It's for the safety of all the players.

Mary
Mom of Chris, 25, Carrie, 21, Dan, 17 dx 01 pumping
cozmo 03, aunt and guardian of Mike, 21, wife of Jim

--- "Brostrup-Jensen, C. Christian"
<email @ redacted> wrote:

> I think it's more to do with the jewelry getting
> caught or tangled on
> clothing, equipment, other players, etc. and
> potentially hurting either
> the wearer or someone else.
> 
> Chris 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email @ redacted 
> > [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf Of 
> > Erickson, Morgan [IT]
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 3:47 PM
> > To: email @ redacted
> > Subject: RE: [IPp] How frequently do you get a new
> pump?
> > 
> >  I'd have asked WHY the no jewelry rule. I'm sure
> it's just 
> > so it doesn't get broken.
> > 
> >  People knowing my daughter is diabetic is FAR
> more important 
> > than the minor risk of a bracelet breaking. (heck,
> ours break 
> > all the time...easy to fix)
> > 
> >  I'd have fought that one. It is not a "make me
> pretty" 
> > thing. It's a "keep me alive" thing.
> > 
> > 
> > Morgan
> > Father to Allie.
> > 7 Years Old.  Dx'd 12/9/2002, pumping Animas since
> 2/2/2004 
> > IR1000 2/2/2004 - 8/25/2004 IR1200 8/25/2004 -
> 1/16/2006
> > IR1200+ (1250) 1/16/2006 - 10/2007
> > IR2020 - 10/27 - Present
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> >  From: email @ redacted
> > [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf Of 
> > Suzanne Henbest
> > 
> > 
> >  Reminds me of a situation last summer, Megan was
> so 
> > embarrassed during an Allstar softball game. She
> was the 
> > batter and when the ref noticed her bracelet he
> stopped the 
> > game and at first he had her remove the medical
> bracelet (no 
> > jewelry allowed). Then he called me back to put
> the bracelet 
> > back on then proceed to tape the heck out of it
> with masking 
> > tape so you could not longer tell what was
> underneath! I had 
> > to chuckle to myself because she was wearing her
> pump, with 
> > the sports clip, snug inside her pants and undies.
> (We leave 
> > her pump on during softball, not enough activity
> to suspend 
> > the insulin) If only he knew!
> > Oh yeah, she is only 8 so we weren't talking major
> contact, 
> > more of a safety issue. For future games she just
> left the 
> > bracelet off.
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mary Donovan" <email @ redacted>
> > To: <email @ redacted>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 1:52 PM
> > Subject: RE: [IPp] How frequently do you get a new
> pump?
> > >
> > > I guess if the refs couldn't see it they
> couldn't force the 
> > child to 
> > > take off the omnipod.  Dan always had to
> disconnect.  As a 
> > matter of 
> > > fact, he wasn't even allowed to wear his medical
> ID bracelet.
> > >
> > > Mary
> > > .
> > .
> .
.
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