Finally, the hour draws near where I will reach the dizzy heights of the top of Lothian Health Board’s insulin pump therapy waiting list and receive a shiny new Medtronic Veo pump. As you can perhaps imagine, I’m rather looking forward to it.
However, before I get connected to my new machine and thereafter become half-human, half-cyborg, half-Matrix style automaton I thought I would jot down a few notes on what I expect to get from a pump. This is mainly so we can all have a good laugh about them in a few months’ time when none of them actually happen.
So, in no particular order:
Like lots of members of the pancreatically challenged horde, my insulin needs ;