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Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01



Hi Vic

I got my water proof box from MiniMed it's called "SportGuard" got it last
week and not had the opportunity to use it yet.

Hope this helps.
                       Donald
----- Original Message -----
From: Vic Brooks <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2001 11:17 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01


> thanks  will let you no how I get on can you let me no wear you got the
> water proof boxes
>
> best regards    vic
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DONALD ODONNELL" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 11:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01
>
>
> > Hi Vic
> > I got these holders for the pump, 1. so I can keep it safe at work and
in
> > bed, 2. one that is a plastic box to put it in if I go near water or if
I
> > get wet at work we will see.
> >
> > I am going to get plumed in to insulin the Monday 14th,  so good luck to
> you
> > on the 17th.
> >
> > 40 years you have been one, a long time, I AM SURE THE PUMP WILL CHANGE
MY
> > WAY OF LIFE ( I HOPE ) I am sure it will better your life too.
> >
> > Mail you soon.
> >
> > Good luck Donald
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Vic Brooks <email @ redacted>
> > To: <email @ redacted>
> > Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 10:30 PM
> > Subject: Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01
> >
> >
> > > thanks for replying have got my pump and my home work to sort out its
> not
> > to
> > > bad so fare can not feel the catheter at all I was a bit concerned
about
> > > having to wear the pump all day but it seems o k best of luck with
yours
> > > will be connected to insulin on wed 17 October at 1.30 cant wait  to
not
> > > give my self  injections after 40 years
> > >
> > > best regards
> > >
> > > vic
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "DONALD ODONNELL" <email @ redacted>
> > > To: <email @ redacted>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 10:49 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01
> > >
> > >
> > > > good luck Vic.
> > > >
> > > > hope you wont have as much fear as I had with the first needle it
look
> > so
> > > > long but once the tub is in the needle comes out .
> > > >
> > > > I have been on the pump for 3 days now and with  saline to,  on
Monday
> I
> > > > will be going on to insulin at about 10:00 go.m.t.
> > > >
> > > > GOOD LUCK
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: Vic Brooks <email @ redacted>
> > > > To: <email @ redacted>
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 10:50 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump.
08/10/01
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > hi I will be going on the minimed pump for the first time to
morrow
> at
> > > > about
> > > > > 2.30 PM it will be fitted with saline for a week then on to
insulin
> > > have
> > > > to
> > > > > have some training to get used to it   will be meeting with Dr
Dayan
> > and
> > > > > Sarah Davis  from minimed
> > > > >                                  will write again
> > > > > vic
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > From: "DONALD ODONNELL" <email @ redacted>
> > > > > To: <email @ redacted>
> > > > > Cc: <email @ redacted>
> > > > > Sent: Monday, October 08, 2001 4:51 PM
> > > > > Subject: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi there every future pump person, my name's Donald.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Today I have been connected to my pump, The first week of the
> > > training.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I met up with the nurse at the Homerton London hospital in Tower
> > > > Hamlets,
> > > > > the
> > > > > > nurse had a problem finding a room and a National Health nurse
to
> > meet
> > > > up
> > > > > with
> > > > > > and in, as the London Whitechaple Hospital did not have a nurse
> > > > available
> > > > > as
> > > > > > they have not been able to engage a replacement since the last
one
> > had
> > > > > left.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ann was the nurse who met me and she came from Wales as the
London
> > > based
> > > > > nurse
> > > > > > was on holiday, so she drove down to London to meet up with me,
my
> > > > > appointment
> > > > > > was for 10:00 and she made it for 10:30.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On arriving in to the room she introduced me to a nurse from the
> > > > Homerton
> > > > > just
> > > > > > to look at the pump and to see what happens to us in training
and
> > more
> > > > so
> > > > > to
> > > > > > find out about the pump.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > All three of us got on with my training Ann went through the
first
> > > part
> > > > of
> > > > > my
> > > > > > training asked me about  my insulin intake at the moment and the
> > blood
> > > > > sugar
> > > > > > readings, this was to give her an idea of what insulin I will
have
> > to
> > > > set
> > > > > on
> > > > > > the pump,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > She showed me how to connect the pump to me with the needle what
> > > needles
> > > > > are
> > > > > > available, how to place the insulin into the pump the reservoir,
> how
> > > to
> > > > > > connect the reservoir to the pump the drive arms, how to connect
> the
> > > > pump
> > > > > to
> > > > > > the tubing with the needle on, and starting up the pump so that
> the
> > > > > insulin
> > > > > > would arrive to the end of the tubing priming  I believe.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > She showed me how to set a boluses that the meal insulin and the
> > basal
> > > > > rates
> > > > > > that the insulin you will get all through the 24:00 hours, I
have
> to
> > > say
> > > > I
> > > > > am
> > > > > > not using the pump for the first week with insulin, but  sodium
> > > chioride
> > > > > > that's pure water, I am still injecting the insulin the same old
> way
> > > > till
> > > > > I
> > > > > > get use to working the pump so insulin next week.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hope this helps more next week.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Can I say hi to all the Isle Of Dogs Pampers
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