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Re: [IPk] Swimming/bathing without pump



Well they're all supposed to provide a waterproof seal. Whether they do 
in practice or not, I don't know, but I don't suppose you'd notice (I 
mean, I wouldn't know any different if some water did get in)
Di

email @ redacted wrote:
 > i wear mine when i remember but if forget to take one with me i just leave it
 > off, to be honest i'm not sure most of them actually would stop anything
getting
> in them as they dont provide a waterproof seal mostly.
>   Sammy
>
> email @ redacted wrote:
>
>   
>> I never wear my pump in the shower but didn't know you were supposed to
>>     
> put a cap on it. Didn't know what those things were but thought as there
> was only two in the box & DSN hadn't mentioned them - didn't think they
> were important.
>
>
> I never where my pump in the shower. That's what the cap is for.
>   
>> Espescially
>> for swimming. Just take the pump off and put the cap on. Then after
>> swimming
>> or a bath or shower take the cap off and put the pump back on.
>>
>> Being off the pump for 15 minutes or so for a shower doesn't effect my
>> blood
>> sugars in any noticable way.
>>
>> Rich
>>
>>
>>
>>     
>>> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 11:22:16 +0100> Subject: [IPk] Swimming/bathing
>>>       
>> without pump> From: email @ redacted> To:
>> 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>
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