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Re: [IPk] Swimming/bathing without pump



I think the pump reps are very over cautious here. The sets do seal 
themselves (as I said before) so there is a very minimal risk of 
anything (even water) getting in, let alone nasty things.
Di

Paula Briggs wrote:
> I was told (got my pump two weeks ago) that where you weren't sure 
> about hygiene to put the cap on (i.e. swimming baths) but in your own 
> home, probably fine without...
>
> paula xx
> On 28 Apr 2008, at 11:22, email @ redacted wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> When you go swimming or have a bath do you need to put a cap on the
>> infusion set if you take your pump off? I've only been swimming once 
>> since
>> getting the pump & only started worrying about this when I got in the
>> pool. Likewise I usually take showers but have started having a few 
>> baths
>> lately & have kept my pump on (awkward) because of thinking the water 
>> will
>> get in. I think when I started my DSN said not to bother but at a recent
>> pump users group I got the impression that that was what the caps in the
>> infusion set boxes were for.
>>
>> Many thanks
>> Gillian
>> .
>>
>
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