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Re: [IPp] RE: pop-digest V1 #809



You could try getting her a cool holder for her pump. 
One she would love to wear and show off.

  
--- Rebecca SCHIRLE <email @ redacted> wrote:

> My 8 year old daughter is scheduled to attend a pump
> class at Children's 
> Hospital on Dec. 6 and then start a saline trial
> with Animas on Dec. 13. It 
> has taken us 6 months to get just this far. I am
> getting a little concerned 
> although, because I have heard from Children's
> Hospital and few parents, 
> whose kids have done a saline trial, that many kids
> hated wearing the pump 
> after only 24 hours or less and refused to get one.
> 
> What do you suggest I do to help my daughter adjust
> to the pump during the 
> saline trial and be positive about it? I really want
> to give it a try to see 
> if we get better control. She is currently on
> Novolin and Novolog, but her 
> blood sugars are all over the place. Any suggestions
> or stories would be 
> appreciated.
> 
> Rebecca
> Mother of Lynnea, 8 years old, diagnosed at 6 years
> Seattle, WA
>
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