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Re: [IPp] Help!!!! Need advice

 I'd give him a pump vacation, but I would continue using Novolog or humalog and
no NPH. Maybe after a day he'll see how much easier the pump is. Not to mention,
he'd have to have a lot of shots due to it only being short acting insulin.

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Date:  Wed, 3 Dec 2003 23:45:38 EST

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> I am very upset, Today my, 3 and a half year old son, Justin told me he 
> doesn't want to wear his pump anymore. He asked me to take it off cause he
 >it. This upset me a lot, Just thinking of what life was like before the pump.
>I explained to Justin if I take his pump off he will need shots. He asked me 
 >why. I told him because you have diabetes. Well, He yelled at me with anger "I
>DON'T WANT DIABETES ANYMORE." Now, looking back this last month Justin site 
 > came out twice during the night, and I found this to be strange because we
>never had a site come out since we stared. So now I am thinking could he have 
>pulled it out? What should I do? Listen to him, and give him a pump vacation, 
>Or is this something all kids go through.
>Gina, Mom of Justin, 3 years old, Pumping    
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