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[IPp] RE: Pop digest 489

> Hi Kayla,
> Believe me, it does get easier.  When Kendall got on the pump last April I
> was a basket case for a few days.  No sleep and felt very anxious.  It
> get better.  Our educator asked me on the last day of training, what is
> thing she needs to tell her new pump patients that she didn't tell us.  I
> told her, "let them know it is like starting all over again with diabetes.
> Everything is the same but different.  It takes alot of getting used to."
> You will endure it and so will Scott and be better for it.  We use the One
> Touch Ultra meter and it shows 15 and 30 day averages.  Kendall's 30 day
> average is 138 right now.  We NEVER had that with shots!!  I find that a
> number I can live with and he can live a healthy life with.  I truly
> pumping does improve their lives and so directly improves ours.  Be
> encouraged.  It is a wonderful thing.
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