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Re: [IPk] Instruction Video for 508

I agree with Pat.
I never got a video till I got my second pump two years later, and it didn't 
tell me anything I didn't figure out by playing with the pump and reading the 
But if you want a video, just call Medtronic and ask for one.

On Wednesday 18 September 2002 08:02, you wrote:
> Don't worry about not seeing the video ... I saw it after I started
> pumping and am glad I didn't see it before, because it would have
> frightened me .... frightened me into thinking that being a pumper turns
> one into a 'stupid American' (sorry, Michael and Melissa - that is to
> say that they are all American, and all stupid - not that all Americans
> are stupid).
> Amongst the foolishness ... having a pump means you carry less kit
> around!!!  Ha!  Tell that to my handbag!
> What you were shown by your pump nurse, backed up by sneaky looks at the
> instruction booklet is fine by itself for the first few days.  Then use
> 'Pumping Insulin' to learn how to really make it work!
> Best wishes,
> Pat
> dm 30+, 508 1+, carts around the contents of a small branch of Boots
> In message <email @ redacted>, email @ redacted writes
> >Hello everyone
> >
> >The Minimed 508 came today and I sat down to familiarise myself with it
> > and couldn't get past the first page because it says you have to sit down
> > with the pump and remote in your hand whilst you watch the video.  By the
> > time you have watched the video, you should have learnt the
> > following......
> >
> >Thing is, there is no video.  Have they stopped enclosing them or should I
> >have one?
> >
> >Barbara
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