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Re: [IP] Audrey's Response to Humalog Questions

Betty - We too live in southern CO...Colorado Springs to be exact. My
daughter is the pumper in our family (she's 8.5), and we've had some
interesting experiences with peds endos. If you're in our area, let me know
if you find a good endo! Thanks,

-----Original Message-----
From: Betty J Pegram <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Sunday, April 05, 1998 5:33 AM
Subject: [IP] Audrey's Response to Humalog Questions

>Hi Audrey!
>Thanks for your encouraging response (and to others
>who offered very helpful information) regarding
>I live in Southern Colorado. We have 3
>endo's in my city, 2 who are not pump-supportive,
>1 who thinks any problems with no change in diet
>(regarding the "required snacks" most of us are trying
>to avoid), no sliding-scale for BG boomerangs, are
>the result of a "hysterical female reaction",and 1
>who saw
>me long enough to monitor me on the pump and rely on a
>CDE TO "educate" me on how to adjust basals, and then
>sent me back to my primary care physician. offering
>consultations in case of problems/issues. The doctor,
>who is an excellent General Practitioner, is not
>very comfortable doing this, so I found a Diabetic
>Clinic in a local hospital and had her refer me there.
>The CDE at the clinic has been helping me adjust my
>carb/bolus/basal ratio, and has been very helpful, but
>he couldn't advise me to go on Humalog without my
>doctor's consent. I can probably get that, but it's
>SCARY to try something new and risky without talking
>to someone who's used it. I'm already better educated
>in what questions to ask. Thanks!
>Because of so many lows (followed by some unexpained
>highs) I have not been very faithful with regular
>exercising. Your ten minute walk, morning and
>evening, sounds like a very helpful "piece of
>cake"--HA! I'll try it.
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