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Re: [IPk] Swimming advice



 We have found no problem with pump disconnection in a normal 45 minute activity
but Ive
always got Lucozade in the locker , just in case. 
 We did find that the infusion sets vary in how good they are at getting total
submersion.



Stuart




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> Hi everyone
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> In case you don't know me I'm new to pumping - my one month trial on the 508
> is up next week.  Results have been interesting to say the least!  After a
> brilliant start things started to go a bit wobbly, but I've managed to sort
> things out and I'm now running at a fairly constant BG of 5-8.
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 > Anyway, back to the question I need help with. I am a great lover of swimming
 > and haven't been at all since going on the pump. However, with half term next
> week and two water-babes to occupy I was wondering if any of you have any
> advice as to what you do re disconnecting, taking extra glucose and/or bolus
> beforehand.
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> Any help that anyone can offer will be gratefully appreciated as I don't want
> to upset the applecart this near to the end.
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> Thanks
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> Karen
> (ID 26y - pumping 3+ weeks, loving every minute and wondering how I ever
> managed to get through the day feeling as lousy as I used to.)
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