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New to this app. I'm 43 and was diagnosed as T1D at 18 months old & have been on a pump for 8 yrs or so. Thinking of going off the pump for financial reasons. Any pros or cons?

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Fitzroy, AUS
Hi iam thinking of going on the pump, but I do not know how to go about it, I was diagnosed as type 2about 2 years ago

Westerville, OH
Are you on insulin?

Fitzroy, AUS
Yes I am

Westerville, OH
Do you see an endo or do you see your regular doctor for your diabetes?

Fitzroy, AUS
I did not know there was a pump till about 2 months ago so iam all new to it and trying to get some information about

Fitzroy, AUS
I have my gp

Westerville, OH
Ask your dr if you would be a candidate and a referral to a endo if you are. Not knowing how your T2 came on (so many reasons now a days) I don't know if you will be able to get a pump. If you do tho,

Fitzroy, AUS
Ok thanks heaps

Westerville, OH
I love it! So much freedom from dragging pens or insulin everywhere you go & no shot, only change infusion sight every 3 days.

Fitzroy, AUS
I have to take a bag everywhere I go cos of the insulin

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