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



Hi

Good idea.  What about "Balance" - would reach those who only have a vague 
idea about pumping.

All the best

Heather






>From: "Elizabeth OShea" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPk] latest twist of misinformation from a diabetes 
>'professional'
>Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 14:36:54 +0000
>
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>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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