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Why do I want to be on a pump anyway

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Type1Bri, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. Snapsy

    Snapsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Great update - thank you! And I'm sorry but just changing the subject I love your Libre skin - where can I find one?!

  2. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ahhh that's a trade secret lol
    It is for the Glucomen LX plus meter, but it fits libre perfectly
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  3. CapnGrumpy

    CapnGrumpy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adeydee95 , it's been a fairly slow process starting back in March and I'm probably not going to get it before the new year.

    I found it helpful to look a the criteria listed on INPUT's website and 'make' my experiences match them, writing down my arguments on sheets of paper as bullet points (even revising the notes and writing them out again to cut back on waffling).

    I pushed the quality of life angle - excessive number of injections to maintain good control and the effect that had on me, and having too many hypos. It looks like I've managed to tick enough boxes to qualify, something that I thought would be a bit of a battle as my HbA1c is reasonably good.
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  4. Adeydee95

    Adeydee95 Type 1 · Member

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    Thanks for the advice :)
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