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Re: [IPp] help convincing endo



Cindy, nope, I am in Newark, Ohio...just east of Columbus.
I am waiting for Adelphia to go under. LOL
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cindy Lattimer" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 7:50 AM
Subject: Re: [IPp] help convincing endo


> Dear Mary Beth,
> Just out od curiosity, do you live in Philadelphia.....because of your e
> mail adress.  We go to The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (better
known
> as CHOP)
> Cindy
>
>
> >From: "Mary Beth" <email @ redacted>
> >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> >To: <email @ redacted>
> >Subject: [IPp] help convincing endo
> >Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2002 10:08:49 -0400
> >
> >Our endo told us that we had to be diagnosed for a year before we could
get
> >a pump. I have memorized the Pink Panther book :), and have ordered the
> >Insulin Pumper book. We have an appt. on July 29th and would like to ask
> >for
> >the pump again. (my daughter Catie, 12 was diagnosed on April 5th of this
> >year.)
> >I have written out some reasons why we want the pump, because I am afraid
I
> >would forget something. Is there anything I should add??
> >Any help would be appreciated!
> >Thanks!
> >Mary Beth
> >
> >Reasons why Catie needs to have an insulin pump-soon:
> >
> >7       Better Control of her blood glucose readings
> >7       Puberty is on it's way, and what better time than now?
> >7       Catie wants to run cross country and a pump will make it easier
to
> >control             her glucose levels during excessive exercise.
> >7       Catie is starting at a junior high school next month. She will be
> >changing                 classes and her time between classes will be
> >limited. A pump will enable her     to deal with her glucose levels with
> >more convenience than injections.
> >7       Catie is a very responsible child and has shown an interest in
> >being
> >on a pump.
> >7       I do not have a job outside of the home, so I am available to
help
> >Catie if she needs any help with her pump while she is at school. Her
> >father
> >also works very close to her school.
> >7       The pump has been proven to lower Hba1c numbers, so why wait?
> >7       We realize that the pump is not a cure. It will take
responsibility
> >and a lot of work to learn all of the workings of a pump, but we know
that
> >in the long run, it will help Catie to keep her glucose levels regulated,
> >which in turn, will lower her risk of complications.
> >7       Being 12 is hard enough, Catie deserves the flexibility that the
> >pump offers.
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