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Re: [IPk] Accu-chek Spirit Pump Time Up



It might be worth asking Roche nicely if they can supply you at least 
with a loaner pump until the funding comes through - Medtronic did that 
for me when there was a time lag before the funding was agreed, and 
there was a problem with my old pump after the guarantee ran out.
Di

On 07/02/2014 11:16, dawntonge wrote:
> I am really really depressed  as I have just been told by my pump clinic
> that the new pump that I need is not
>
> available now as the powers that be would not agree the funding so the order
> did not go in.  I informed them in
>
> October last year that my pump would run out  mid-February and have been
> reminding them monthly since then.
>
>
>
> Last month I was told there was a problem with funding but not to worry as
> my pump would not just stop, however
>
> I have spoken to Roche today and they tell me it definitely will stop in 10
> days time.
>
>
>
> My DSN has told me to be prepared to go back on MDI which obviously I don't
> want to do.  My BGs are very erratic
>
> and the only way I can keep control is by constant blood testing and using
> the pump facilities.
>
>
>
> I have pretty good control at present and don't want to mess it up.  I am
> feeling very weepy and could do without
>
> this worry as I have to go for an echocardiogram this afternoon.  I feel
> under enough stess now without undergoing an
>
> induced stress test.
>
>
>
> Does anyone have experience of whether the Spirit pump does actually stop on
> the day the timer says it will?
>
>
>
> Sorry about the rant.
>
>
>
>
>
> Dawn Tonge
>
> Diabetic 40 years this year. Pumping 5 years
.
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