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Re: [IPp] Slip and slide, swimming, and more



We habvr brrn pumping for three years and have never found anything that
will keep the site in place after a few hours of water. We have tried
everything to no avail. If you find a product that works, let us know. We
just plan Kyle's water days for when we would be changing his pump anyway so
he is not re inserting everyday.
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Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 11:41 AM
Subject: [IPp] Slip and slide, swimming, and more


> Well, the day before yesterday Jacob and his cousin spent half the day on
the
> slip and slide.  I disconnected for it because well, I didn't want a
broken
> pump less than a week after we started using it.  His tape mainly stayed
on.
> The only thing that came off was the IV3000 that we use to put in a safety
> loop.  Yesterday we went swimming from about 11:30 until 4:15.  Around
2:00
> the 3 extra pieces of IV3000 that I put on had all come off and by about
3:00
> the sight had pulled out some so we just took it off.  By 4:00 he was 299,
> easily brought down with a shot of 1unit.  Called the Dr. today and got
them
> to call in some Mastisol.  Also called Animas and they are sending us some
> Unisolve.  I just have one question.  Is there any kind of over the
counter
> kind of tape that will help the sight stick on?  Like if we don't know
that
> we are going to go swimming so we don't put any mastisol on and then want
to
> go swimming without a sight change.  Is there some kind of tape that we
can
> just stick on the top that will help?  Oh yeah,  Jacob wore his pump
swimming
> the whole time (well until it came off).  I figured that the cool water
would
> help the insulin not cook.  Anyway, that has been our adventures.  One
last
> thing we only left the EMLA cream on for about 15-20 minutes and Jacob
said
> that the putting in the sight didn't hurt at all. :o)
>
> Shanna and Jacob (5, dx'd 3-2-99, pumping Animas 6-26-02)
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