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RE: Replacement pump WAS Re: [IPk] vibe



Just go for what is on offer. If you were to go on dyalysis you would not pick
which machine . The same would be for a pacemaker, you would not get a choice.
Now if you were buying a new TV and paying for it yourself, thats a different
matter.

> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: Replacement pump WAS Re: [IPk] vibe
> Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:09:43 +0100
>
> Hi Melissa
>
>
>
> It's a strange geographical situation where I live. My Spirit is due for
> replacement on 1 August (after 6 years), and although I live in Cornwall,
> and am funded by the Cornwall PCT, my area refers to Derriford Hospital in
> Plymouth, Devon, so my consultant is in Devon. I see her rarely, and almost
> never see the DSN at Derriford, but have spoken to her once recently about
> my pump replacement. She said she will send me an appointment in June, so
WE
> can choose either a Combo, or a Veo, but they don't do Animas.
>
>
>
> Meanwhile, Cornwall now has a consultant in Truro, and they do issue Animas
> pumps, but it would mean me going there regularly if I want to join them. I
> think a 2020 would suit me best as I use very little insulin - 6 units per
> 24 hours basal, and a total daily average amount of 16/17 units.
>
>
>
> I'm think I should get a pump ok, but I would like an Animas; also I am
> thinking that in the longer term, I may be interested in self-funding some
> CGMS, as my bgs never seem to have any pattern to them.
>
>
>
> Carol.
>
>
>
> _____
>
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
Behalf
> Of Melissa Ford
> Sent: 20 April 2011 09:46
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Replacement pump WAS Re: [IPk] vibe
>
>
>
> Hi Carol
>
> Why are you hoping for funding? Has the PCT given you an indication
> that you won't get a new pump?
>
> Melissa
>
> On Wednesday, April 20, 2011, Carol Cummins <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I spoke to the local rep last week, and although he smiled and nodded
when
> I
> > asked, he is forbidden to even say the word Vibe until the announcement
is
> > made, and the pump is available, but he agreed that any 2020 bought now
> will
> > be upgraded to any newer version that comes in later this year!
> >
> >
> > I'm just hoping the PCT will fund me a replacement 2020 soon.
>
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