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Re: [IPk] insurance for pump loan

Ah, did you get your spare pump on loan from the hospital rather than 
from the pump company direct? I don't think the pump companies demand 
this if you get the spare from them. I've never taken a spare pump on 
holiday either, although I planned to when I went to Cuba but didn't get 
round to sorting it in time. I travel a lot so would need a spare almost 
permanently if I were to ake one when I went away. I just take a syringe 
as backup - so far in 12 years of pumping I've never had to resort to it 


On 12/05/11 13:07, Christine Bousfield wrote:
> Well Di I wouldn't insure either but it's a condition of having a pump from
> the hospital and also of borrowing a spare.
> I think I sdopted your suggested strategy last time (the first time I took a
> spare) but now they ask for serial numbers and everything.
> Also I couldn't possibly afford to replace one. And I think insurers are out
> for what they can get from people like us (call me a cynic if you like!)
> Christine
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