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Re: [IPk] Re: (IPk) (partial) Success

Hi Fiona
If you can get them to pay for the consumables that's much more important
than paying for the pump. Within 2 years the cost of consumables is about
the same as a pump, which can last for a good 8+ years (probably a lot more
these days!).
Personally, I couldn't put a price on the difference the pump has made to
both my health and my mental state.....
Good luck with the funding...

----- Original Message -----
From: "fiona.stoate" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2003 10:34 PM
Subject: [IPk] Re: (IPk) (partial) Success

> Hi Helen
> I am waiting to see consultant re: pump therapy, appointment after much
> pushing since January, for the end of this month.  The DSN has said that
> funding will be the issue and like you I've been told they may consider
> consumables but I would probably have to buy the pump myself.  I'll have
> tackle that once I've got the go ahead so am waiting impatiently for my
> appointment now.  I get the feeling that perhaps they feel I'm being
> trying to get  funding from already overstretched resources.
> Fiona
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