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[IPp] Re: Water holidays with a pump - there was a water proof medtronic case

Hi Heather,
We had a waterproof case for one of the older generations of my son's
Medtronic pump so I would bet they still have one.
It was a little cumbersome but better than him going without & better than
him trying to keep up with it back when he
was doing summer camps & swimming more.

I would search their site or give them a call.  The case  was clear & had to
be sealed with vaseline around the edges & then it just
clamped around the pump & clipped on his belt.  With the remote he could
bolus with even the case on.

Cheers, Shelly V.
mom to Luke, 16, dx'd 10/99, pumping 3/01

Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 19:42:53 -0700
From: "Heather Harrison" <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IPp] Re: Water holidays with a pump


Sorry, another question!!

My daughter is going away with the school on a water park holiday, i.e
mainly water based activities like canoeing etc. The pump is not waterproof
and some of the activities will last 3 or 4 hours. HELP!

She really doesn't want to go back on injections. I wondered if there was
such a thing as a water proof case?!

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