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Re: [IPk] How to get pump funding...



>hello Ingrid,>
>I am just about to go on pump therapy and I will be paying for it myself.
>I went up to the diabetic clinic in the beginning of December and my doc told
me to think about pump therapy.>
>On Monday this week I had a an eye app. and called in to see the diabetic nurse
at the hospital and I am going on pump therapy in the middle of March, so you
still have to wait a little bit of time.>
>Mind if i was very desperate i could of started on the pump about the 20th feb.
I have decided to wait though until there is a couple of us to try this
together.
>Hope this answes your question a little bit.>
>love Yvonne Gullan..<

Ingrid Morrow wrote:

> If I decided tomorrow I wanted a pump, and was prepared to pay for it
> upfront myself, how quickly could I get one?
>
> Even if I didn't want (or wasn't prepared to wait for) public funding, are
> most endocrinologists still against pumps?
>
> Thanks
>
> Ingrid
>
> >From: John Neale <email @ redacted>
> >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> >To: email @ redacted
> >Subject: [IPk] How to get pump funding...
> >Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 12:20:37 +0100
> >
> > >I too am trying for funding at the moment. My specialist believes I have
> >a
> > >good case - (dawn phenomenon and I want to start a family) and is going
> >to
> > >write to the local Health authority but I'm not holding out too much
> >hope.
> > >I'd be interested to know what you used in your arguments.
> >
> >I am very keen to have a page on the Insulin Pumpers UK website at
> >http://www.insulin-pumpers.org.uk which will give specific advice on how to
> >obtain funding in the UK. Perhaps a sample of letters and arguments that
> >other people have used successfully?
> >
> >If anyone feels willing and able to write this page, please contact me
> >urgently at email @ redacted No special skills are required: you
> >just write the text, and I will construct the webpage using it. I can't
> >write the page myself as I don't have the necessary information.
> >
> >We already have a page on funding at
> >http://www.insulin-pumpers.org.uk/main/ukfunding.shtml, but the ground is
> >shifting so rapidly it is somewhat out of date already.
> >
> >In the meantime, don't forget that John Davis runs a very successful
> >organisation called INPUT, and he can provide you with advice. His email is
> >email @ redacted and phone number is 01590 677911
> >
> >John
> >
> >--
> >mailto:email @ redacted
> >http://www.webshowcase.net/johnneale
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