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Re: [IPk] first impressions



Great idea, I'm remote and the idea would be great, also give people a
chance to meet.

At 19:35 19/05/1999 +0100, you wrote:
>
>Eleanor
>
>It is funny you should think of a follow up day/refresher course/and
>beyondfor the Disetronic customers; I was thinking exactly the same thing
>and had initially bounced it off John davis; as it didn't cause any
>immediate damage (!sorry John D) we are currently planning it.  It would be
>especially good for those who are remote from an active centre.  I hope to
>be writing to you all soon with some suggestions/venues etc
>
>Best wishes
>
>John H
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Eleanor Biddle <email @ redacted>
>To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
>Date: 18 May 1999 19:02
>Subject: [IPk] first impressions
>
>
>Estelle! how did you get Alex onto this thing!! Must be your way with
>words!! WELCOME alex, we just need to get Neil onto it now!
>
>Hi John, the 6mm is a bit of a disaster. I spent most of the day with a BG
>of 18. Iíll try it again in a few days time in a different site. I think
>itís designed for MEGA MEGA slim people! i.e. people with no fat or
>muscle!!!
>
>When other people use Rapids what length do you use? I think Iíve got quite
>a few 10mm x 80cm so would it be ok if I swop them for 8mm x 110cm?
>
>Iíve been on the pump for a year now and Iím not the only person who thinks
>it would be GREATLY beneficial to have a "refresher" day. a reminder of carb
>counting, basel and bolus rates while exercising, general handling of the
>pump, how to insert Tenders (quite a few of my friends are scared to try
>them because they look so intimidating and evil!) the importance of testing,
>alcohol, how to handle illness, ketoacidosis, changing time-zones when on
>holiday (because itís not as straightforward as you might think, believe
>me!) etc. It is all covered in the Disetronic training (donít know about
>Minimed), but how many people were really able to take it all in AND have
>the confidence to put it into practice at home.
>
>It would give people a chance to discuss various problems and exchange
>views, opinions and experiences with other pumpers. Around October time I
>went to the BDA conference in Harrogate and met up with about 8 other
>pumpers and it was GREAT! AND I met Kriss Akabusi!
>
>John Davis, you had some thought on this didnít you?
>
>Eleanor
>
>
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