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Re: [IPk] getting connected

Hi Alison

No tips to give as Sasha 7 is not pumping at the moment but just to wish you
and your son well and to hope that you will receive funding in the future.

Mum of Sasha aged 7 dx 1999

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alison Orchard" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 18 October 2001 21:37
Subject: [IPk] getting connected

> Hi All
> Well, the big day has arrived.  Tomorrow my son, Steven (11) goes on the
> minimed pump.
> I know it is the right choice, but as a mother I have very mixed
> feelings tonight. He has the pump - great! - but funding is still to be
> found and the obstacles seem endless at a time when you least need it
> (i.e. when getting your head round the intricacies of pump therapy).  If
> the pump doesn't suit - what then?
> I suppose it's only natural to feel anxious and excited at the same time
> at this stage!
> I've done so much reading and learning about the pump that my brain
> feels pickled!
> Any good tips to do with a child on a pump would be gratefully received!
> --
> Alison Orchard
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