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Author Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle, 1971-

Title Insulin pump therapy demystified : an essential guide for everyone pumping insulin / Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer ; foreword by Gary Scheiner.

Publication Info. New York : Marlowe & Co., [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  616.462 KAPLAN-MAYER    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-184) and index.
Contents pt. 1. To pump or not to pump? -- What is an insulin pump and why would I want one? -- Seeking knowledge -- Finding support -- Making the commitment -- pt. 2. What's it really like to live with the pump? -- Body image, fashion, and visibility -- Sleeping with the pump -- And now, ladies and gentlemen, the question you've all been waiting for: sex and the pump! -- Money makes the world go round -- Inconvenience, or how much more do I need to schlepp? -- The mechanics of the pump, or "but I can't even program my VCR!" -- Exercise with the pump -- Swimming, water sports, and days at the beach -- pt. 3. Preparing to pump: what you need to do before your "big day" -- Which pump to choose? -- Carbohydrate counting, or what evil lies within that slice of pizza? -- Your first days on the pump -- pt. 4. Happily pumping ever after -- The first few weeks -- Weight management and the pump: watching those pounds -- Troubleshooting the bumps in the road -- Your emotional health -- Staying motivated -- Pump therapy and travel -- pt. 5. Pumping for everyone! kids, teens, seniors, and moms-to-be -- Pumping kids -- Pumping teens -- Pumping seniors -- Pumping during pregnancy -- Epilogue: What lies ahead in insulin pump technology.
Subject Insulin pumps.
Diabetes -- Treatment.
Diabetes -- therapy.
Insulin pumps.
ISBN 1569245088
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