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[IPk] Re: Pumps on Sky News

In a message dated 14/07/2003 15:34:46 GMT Daylight Time, email @ redacted 

> He started by asking me how much pumps cost, then launched straight into 
> some
> pretty aggressive stuff suggesting that most diabetics manage OK without and
> "why should the NHS fork out for such expensive things?". I ended up on the
> defensive having to try and justify pumps - not easy when the approach was 
> so
> unexpected. I think I did reasonably OK, but only someone who was watching 
> will
> be able to confirm that. The director apologised afterwards for the 
> aggression,
> but I wasn't impressed.

Well I think you have done exceptionally well by the sounds of things.  I 
 find it easy to justify the pump, but if I was put on the spot like you were
especially on Sky News, I would have flapped a bit.  I would say Well Done to 
you anyway.

Mum to Danielle aged 9 pumping since Nov 2002
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