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Re: [IP] Vanilla breakfast

Thanks Michael and Sue,
   And here I thought this "Vanilla Breakfast" was something to look 
forward to<s>!!! But I'm trying to learn as much as I can before I go to 
the doctors and tell her I want the pump and you all have been terrific!  
Thanks Again,,,,Barb Pisut

>From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] Vanilla breakfast
>Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 09:37:02 -0800
>> Dear Sue,
>>    Did Michael ever answer your question about what a "vanilla
>> breakfast" is? I was just wondering if that had anything to do      
>>  with like say for instance Slim Fast. If you find out could you
>> please let me know, I'm interested too.  Thanks, Barb Pisut
>Here is a copy of the post
>Vanilla: the same as, same old thing, without any extras, without
>What ever works on a day to day basis. My daughter claims she always
>eats a vanilla breakfast on game days, but then she confess the
>occasional indulgence (resturant food ya know) of the "muffin" or
>"bagel" she couldn't resist that she normally would not eat at home on
>a school day. Our "vanilla" breakfast is a "known" bowl of cereal and
>milk or an egg with toast and milk, etc... Something where her normal
>bg response is predictable and repeatable. Usually we take ceral, milk
>and fruit with us for breakfast or visit a resturant and have toast
>and egg. Lunch never seems to be a problem, a fast food burger joint
>seems to work.
>This approach eliminates the unknown contributed by "new" or 
>"different" foods. The bg rise seen is then attributable to "nerves"
>and since it is fairly repeatable, Lily will pre-bolus for the
>expected rise. This seems to work pretty well. The only problem comes
>in when she gets relaxed about things, then the extra insulin has the
>"other" predictable effect of causing an immediate low. Oh well.....
>then she gets the muffin :-)
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