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Re: [IPk] latest twist of misinformation from a diabetes 'professional'

Hi Elizabeth
Sounds like a good idea. I'm sure we could put them on the IP-UK website to 
download too.

On Wednesday 18 December 2002 14:36, you wrote:
> So, I heard last night from a parent that a diabetes nurse who shall remain
> nameless told her and her son that if he used a pump he would have to test
> his BG at 3am every night for the rest of his life. Why? Because the line
> might kink while he sleeps and that would be very dangerous.
> I open the list to your vitriol. My response has been to mail the pump
> representatives to inform them that a clinic they're working with is
> putting out this twap. I'm also thinking of doing some A4 handouts on
> pumping myths that would be available as pdf downloads from the INPUT
> website (Oh really? says John. Thanks for telling me). Each handout will be
> only 1 side of an A4 page, so it has to be very clear and to the point. If
> a medical professional has told you something rediculous about pumping that
> can be dealt with in an A4 handout, please let me know. I don't expect to
> have any handouts before the end of January, but I plan to have two or
> three by then.
> Thanks.
> elizabeth
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