Taking a Pump Vacation!

For many people, the pump has been the most exciting invention since insulin! I remember as a kid going to summer camp and watching a counselor fall into the lake and leap out almost as fast as he fell in! He had been wearing an insulin pump feared that he had killed the pump. But with a hair dryer, the pump sprang back to life and disaster had been averted in the Maine woods.

Watching that experience gave me hesitation about wearing a pump. I love my active life and worried it was not appropriate for me. Plus, in those days, the pump was the size of a briefcase…

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