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Re: [IPk] Pumping



Sorry Frederike but somehow I presumed with a version of Frederick.. you
were a man!
Welcome again.
Unless you are a man who likes to wear bras....welcome anyway!
Mir
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederike" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 29 December 2004 20:27
Subject: RE: [IPk] Pumping


> Hi Frances,
>
> I have had my Minimed 508 pump since 31-12-2001 (almost 3 years, let;s
have
> a party!) and the one person who thinks of taking it away from me will
have
> a hard time doing it.
>
> I am completely used to wearing my pump. Have no problems hiding it under
my
> clothes, but in the other hand I am not ashamed of it. I put it in my bra
or
> on my belt.
>
> It's a lot of work but I think 4 (or more) injections a day are a lot of
> work as well. I never forget my insulin or pen when I go out for dinner. I
> refill my pump every 5 days and change the infusion every other day. (At
the
> moment every day for a trial period, and it seems to work haven't been
over
> 15 for almost a week)
>
> So I think you'll be used to wearing the pump soon. Working with the pump
> will take some more time but it's not as hard as it sometimes looks like.
>
> Good luck and all the best to everyobe for the new year from the
> Netherlands.
>
> Frederike.
>
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]Namens
> Frances Dziadkiewicz
> Verzonden: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 19:34
> Aan: email @ redacted
> Onderwerp: [IPk] Pumping
>
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> Today i was told that i fit the criteria for a pump, and soon i will be
put
> onto a 3 month trial to see how i do. i was just wondering if it is easy
to
> get used to and if it is more work than normal injections? i will be using
a
> disetronic D-TRON pump.
> i am almost 18 years old, diabetic since 1996 with very poor control ever
> since, i am currently on 4 injections a day, combination of humalog and
> lantus. in my history of being a diabetic i have been on many regimes,
none
> of which have worked successfully.
> Frances.
>
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