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Does your pump have a name?

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by victry77, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. victry77

    victry77 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you christened your pump with it's own name?

    The consultant that I saw last December, who finalised the go-ahead for approval for my pump, turned to me and very earnestly asked if I had considered giving my pump a name? It did make me giggle, more so because I had :happy: He said the patient he had seen just before me had called her pump Pedro :D

    So anyway, my pump will be named Sir Humphrey and I will like to think of him as my alternative life partner ;)

    Anyone else?
     
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  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Not yet, I'll have to think of one.................
     
  3. Miss.j.wakefield

    Miss.j.wakefield Type 1 · Newbie

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    Mines named bunny
     
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  4. masonbason63

    masonbason63 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Never thought of that I just call it my pump when I talk about it I'll have to think on that one :-D
     
  5. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My first pump was cozimodoh as it was a Cozmo pump. The pump I have now is the Vibe and called PP (pocket pancreas)
     
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  6. dtennant9

    dtennant9 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Never thought of giving it a name :)
     
  7. Riri

    Riri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine's always been knows as Pete (the pump). When I get my replacement Medtronic in 5 months time he will be called Petejunior
     
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  8. Poppy2

    Poppy2 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Yes my pump has a name ! It's BORIS! I asked my children to name it as thought it would make it easier for them to associate to it if it had a name xx
     
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  9. Trace D

    Trace D Type 1 · Active Member

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    I hadn't but my 8 yr old daughter always calls it Penny.
     
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    #9 Trace D, Mar 3, 2015 at 7:11 PM
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  10. Flowerpot

    Flowerpot Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine doesn't have a name when it's behaving. When it alarms at 3 am or I accidentally catch the tubing around the door handle it has a special name, you *******.
     
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  11. masonbason63

    masonbason63 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeh those bloody door handles !!!!
     
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  12. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Forrest
     
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  13. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not yet, the last one was Cedric (the Cellnovo)

    I'll have to think of one for this pump.
     
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    iHs · Well-Known Member

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    I dont love pumping that much that I would feel so attached to it to give it a name. I wish I didnt need one at times as like Flower when the settings are correct with the infusion set being used on the body, they keep bg levels ok but when things go to pot, then they can cause loads of problems.
     
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  15. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    then you could have two names for it Jekyll :angelic: and Hyde :banghead: for example
     
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  16. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think I'll call mine Spock

    mostly logical, but sometimes infuriating
     
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  17. xAoifex

    xAoifex Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hank (the panc)
     
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  18. masonbason63

    masonbason63 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If I called mine Spock my son would want it, my son is fasinated by him
     
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    Tukella Type 1 · Member

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    My Omnipod is called Polly x Polly the pod x
     
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    Ekat Type 1 · Active Member

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    That's a good idea!
     
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