My son plays center on his varsity football team. This happened before the game today. Referee: That kid is going to have to tape that thing up. Assistant coach: That thing is his insulin pump and he needs to wear it. (he wears the pump at his waist facing inward) Referee: He has to tape that thing up. It might hurt another player. Assistant coach: That pump costs $6,000 and he needs to wear it for the control of his diabetes. Covering it up with tape might damage the pump buttons and it would be very uncomfortable for the player. Referee: I guess he could just not play then. Assistant coach (who is my husband): He has been playing with the pump at his waist for six years and the referees have never had a problem with it. I guess they are just not as smart as you. Referee: I don't need your sarcasm. ===Referees have a group meeting and decide to let him play with it.===== We have tried removing the pump and and replacing the missed basal, but it hasn't gone well. What are your thoughts?