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



You bet

----- Original Message -----
From: Vic Brooks <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, October 15, 2001 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Finally got pluged in to my MiniMed Pump. 08/10/01


> thanks for replying will e-mail you when I get insulin in my pump see you
> some time
>                                                            vic
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DONALD ODONNELL" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Monday, October 15, 2001 3:23 PM
> Subject: 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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