I have never started a discussion before but I am so curious about this subject I hope ya'll don't mind… I have been on other boards where pumpers get down right nasty about those of us that CHOSE not to. I have been called narrow minded and one lady just called me plain stupid and ignorant. WOW, it got a little ugly… It isn't as bad here for sure…but I still notice a little bias when the subject is brought up. I really don't want a pump. I was an RN for many years…worked in the ER and saw many many pump malfunctions and insulin dumping; it scared the crap out of me and that was way before I was a diabetic. I know that was before some of these new pumps were designed and I know it is so much better now. But I actually have mini panic attacks thinking about going on a pump. Fact is I have great control usually, if I do what I am supposed to.
So… My question is: Do you try to convince people to change to a pump? and if yes why? If someone like me explains their reasons for injecting, do you back off and understand… or … do you continue to make your point?
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