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RE: [IPk] Wearing the pump.



David.
I've been pumpin 11months and still haven't found a good way to sleep with 
my pump. tried lots of things.
luckily mine has never disconnected but i have done it myself in my sleep a 
few times.

hope you get something to suit you.

all the best
vickic


>From: "Dovid Pink" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPk] Wearing the pump.
>Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 09:50:07 +0100
>
>Hi
>
>As a new pumper (8 weeks), I was wondering what people did with their pumps
>at night. I tried sleeping with it just lying in the bed but found I had a
>restless night - I must have been subconsciously worried. I use the Minimed
>Paradigm 512 and recently started using the thigh belt but find it slips 
>off
>as soon as I stand up but I am worried to tie it too tight as it feels like
>I am stopping my circulation. Does anyone use this belt day or night?
>
>I also had a scary situation the other day when I woke up and found the 
>pump
>had disconnected i.e. the quick-set had detached from the the cannula as if
>it had been disconnected. (sorry not sure if I am clear) it is weird as you
>need to turn the top part and squeeze the sides together - so I am not sure
>what happened or when but my BG were 18mmol! Has anyone experienced this?
>
>Thanks
>
>Dovid
>.

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