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Re: [IPk] to pump or not to pump


Yes I think it's a first!  The other potential problem of forgetting to take
off the plastic needle cover is discovered pretty quickly!1

Best wishes

John H
-----Original Message-----
From: Moira Harrison <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 14 August 1999 17:04
Subject: Re: [IPk] to pump or not to pump

>Dear Becky,
>I spent over a year deciding to give the pump a try. I eyed it up at
>and read website etc. I definitely recommend try before you commit and I am
on a
>months free trial with a Disetronic pump. There are loads of questions that
>only be answered by actually trying a pump and you have nothing to lose by
>giving it a whirl. My diabetes team were actively hostile to me going on a
>but when I said I would do it anyway then they had little choice but to go
>with my wishes and support me, anything else would be neglect !  In a
>you do replace one set of problems with another but you also gain things
>you would not have on multiple injections. It is whether the gains are
worth the
>problems and you will only be able to decide by trying it out, so go ahead
>try !
>Saw your letter in Balance, well done !  I was wondering if anyone or
>is a BDA member and whether they belong to a branch and attend Voluntary
>Conference. If the answer is yes then I am hatching a little pumpers plot
>the next conference in Feb.  If you are a BDA member could you let me know
>also if you know could you tell me who your area-coordinator is.  I think
it is
>time the rest of the BDA membership got to hear and see more about pumps
>pumpers, any comments ?
>By the way I tried to bump myself off by forgetting to take the backing
>off my Rapid infusion set when attaching it to me and had pretty scary bgs
>I went to change sets and discovered what I had done, is this a first ?
>Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
>for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org

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