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Re: [IP] DKA and Ketones

If I am spilling ketones, I have to add insulin to my normal bolus for highs
in order to bring myself back into line.  Knowing that the ketones are there
saves me a bit of frustration with my body response to the correction.
dx '71, MM507 1/98, Humalog
-----Original Message-----
From: MADKT <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: April 09, 1998 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] DKA and Ketones

>Hi Sara,
>It isn't that I'm so worried about Ketones infact I'm the other way. I've
>NEVER considered them. Never tested for them. My mode is and or was just
>care of the high bg. Now, I'm beginning to wonder if I should be more
>It just seemed to me that I would be treating for high bgs weather or not
>ketones were present. What concern is there is ketones are present if you
>concerned with an acceptable range of bg? I was beginning to think I had
>to be concerned with.
>So far, seems like the same as any high bg and there is no reason to test
>Just my impression.
>Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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