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Re: [IPk] to pump or not to pump


You should talk to a few more people such as Eleanor Biddle and Alex Combe -
both went through an initial training programme via Disetronic and Alex has
had some time off the pump prior to going back on it - worth a couple of
phone calls

Best wishes

John H
-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 13 August 1999 13:41
Subject: [IPk] to pump or not to pump

>Dear All
>I have now been reading the list for a couple of weeks and am thinking
>asking my consultant to move me from 4 injections a day to a pump.  I met
>with Di this week and learnt alot about pumps from her, but it also raised
>more questions for me.  I want to go into this with an open and informed
>mind as I see it as quite a big decision to take, especially if I'm going
>have to spend hard earned cash on a pump.  Can anyone out there provide
>evidence to suggest you don't just swap one set of problems with injecting
>with another set while pumping.  I know pumping won't cure all the problems
>but I suppose I want to know how others have come to their decision to try
>it out.
>Have any of you tried it and then thought about returning to daily
>injections ?
>How did you find the swap over ?
>thanks in advance for your comments
>Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
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