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RE: [IPp] Pumps and amusement parks



Well color me surprised.  Sounds like Maureen's
daughter better take it off after all.

Mary

--- Richard Stokley <email @ redacted> wrote:

> From the Animas website FAQ.
> 
> What precautions do I need to follow at an amusement
> park ride with my pump?
> 
> Very powerful electromagnets are sometimes used on
> "free-fall" amusement
> park rides. Insulin pumps should be removed and not
> taken on these
> "free-fall" types of rides.
> 
> High gravity forces can be experienced when riding
> on some roller coasters.
> It is recommended that you disconnect (NOT suspend)
> the pump while on
> roller-coaster rides.
> 
> Richard
> Dad to Kimberly, age 13, dx 08/02, pumping Animas
> since 12/02, 1000, 1250,
> now looking at 2020 upgrade.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf Of Maureen
> Hennessy
> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 9:11 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IPp] Pumps and amusement parks
> 
> Does anyone have advice on pumps and amusement
> parks?  My daughter is
> going to Cedar Point next week with the 8th graders
> at her middle
> school.  I thought I heard somewhere that you had to
> take it off on
> certain rides.  Any advice would be great!
>  
> Maureen
> Mom to Mary, age 13, dx 6/05, pumping animas since
> 4/06
> .
.
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