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Any insulin pump users here?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by mrharrell, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Anyone here using a pump? Got any recommendations to someone that might be looking down that road?

    My biggest concern is how it would affect daily activities.
  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
  3. I used I work in construction with a guy that used one. Didn't affect him in anyway.

  4. I saw that article last night. Very interesting! There was an article a few years back on tattoo ink that could give a rough estimate of levels. I need to see if anything became of that. Not that I need an excuse for more ink... :)
  5. yodedude2

    yodedude2 Supporting Member

    my brother used one for a couple of years. no trouble with the pump operation per se, but sometimes the needle would come loose at nights during sleep. that was a real issue. because of this, combined with his gastroparesis he decided to go back to multiple daily injections. i believe his example is an outlier, though, so unless you have similar symptoms as he, i would encourage you to try the pump.
  6. So does it get removed before sleeping? The thought of having something attached to me, via insertion is a little weird.