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RE: [IPp] help convincing endo



Dear Robyn,
  U actually live an hour from Philly, but ut us the best hospital in the 
area.  We actually live near Sea Isle City.  Let me know if you are in the 
area though, and I would certainly try to get there.  That would be fun!
Cindy


>From: <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: RE: [IPp] help convincing endo
>Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 19:04:53 -0700
>
>I grew up in South Philadelphia. My Mom worked for years at CHOP in the 
>admissions dept. I go back once a year to visit. Maybe we could all meet at 
>the zoo?
>
>Robyn
>
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From:	"email @ redacted" 
><email @ redacted> on behalf of	"Cindy Lattimer" 
><email @ redacted>
>Sent:	Mon, 22 Jul 2002 07:50:24 -0400
>To:	"email @ redacted" 
><email @ redacted>
>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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