Some other parents of kids with type 1 had told me how difficult the transition to the pump was for their kids so when Emmie decided to go on the pump I started to search for some cool things to get her ready like covers for the pump and accessories. I came across some cool toys that were really a hit with her. When she was diagnosed she told me that her bear Emma also had diabetes and she started to take care of Emma like I took care of her so I knew I had to find something for Emma. I got her a toy pump for her favorite bear in pink like hers. It is the cutest thing, the infusion set is velcro and the pump has a elastic strap to go around her waist. I never knew this kind of product was out there. I found it at angelbearpumpstuff.com.
I think it has really made our tranisition easier, does anyone else have cool stuff thay have found or tips they can share?
-Meg (Emmies mom, diagnosed 10/29/09 at age 4)