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Insulin Pumpers Canada

Pump Club Meeting November 20th, 2005



Will this be your first meeting?
We would like to welcome first time 'pumpers' or 'potential pumpers' with a gift bag including, but not limited to:
  • Counting Carbohydrates and Taking Control (32 pages plus a log)
  • Cooking Up Fun for Kids With Diabetes (194 pgs)
  • T-Shirt (Children with diabetes 2005)
  • Beach/Bath Towel
  • Pedometer
  • Other Surprises

*Note:  One gift bag per person/family dealing with diabetes


When:  November 20, 2005
Time: 6:30-9:00pm.
What about?:  Hot Topic is Infusion Sets - click here!  Did you know that it has been reported that up to 50% of the blood sugar variations experienced by pump users can be traced back to infusion site and insulin absorption problems.
6:30-6:45 -  Welcome
6:45 - 7:00  Overview of Pump therapy
7:00 - 8:00  Infusion Confusion?
8:00 - 8:20  Refreshments
8:20 - 9:00  Open conversation & connecting
Registration:Not a requirement BUT it is much appreciated so we know how many photocopies, samples, prizes, etc. we will need.  Please  contact or call Barb Chafe at 902-223-7867
Who can come? - Anyone!  If you or a loved one has diabetes and you are interested in finding out more about insulin pump therapy, or you are presently pumping and want to connect and learn more from other pumpers, then this is the place for you!  Bring along a friend for moral support :)
Membership:  You need not be a member of Insulin Pumpers Canada to attend our events.  However, if you wish to be added to our database and receive information on upcoming events, our newsletter, or be a volunteer with IPC you can fill in a membership form at the meeting. Currently there is no charge to be a member.
Cost: We are asking for a minimum donation of $2 per person (only if you can afford it) to go towards the rental of the room.  Please appreciate the effort and cost associated with preparing for and presenting these meetings to the public. Remember, we are your peers and are all volunteers.  We fundraise to pay the costs associated with running IPC. 
Where:  Nantucket Room, Dartmouth Sportsplex,  Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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