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Any ideas on how to wear an insulin pump while figure skating? Have a Spi Belt which is great but doesn't stop the pump from bouncing around while doing jumps. Thanks.
Why not just take it off? Is the skating session longer than an hour or so? Because if it's not, then removing it isn't an issue, particularly if you give a snack w/bolus before hand.
If it is longer than, say, 2 hours, what you can do is, when they stop for a water break, hook the pump back on, have some juice & bolus for it, then take it off again — that way, there is insulin still in the system but the pump is not on the body. If lows are a concern, only bolus half the juice carbs.
My 6-year-old just started gymnastics last week, and for obvious reasons (tumbling) can't keep his pump on him. We did exactly what I described — snack before the class started w/bolus and took pump off. I found him low at the halfway point and gave juice without a bolus — and it worked just fine, he was 84 at the end of the hour.