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Re: [IP] Re:not regulated yet



Ted,
yes, it is hard for me not to be in control of my sugars during these days I promised to let them regulate me.  I  have always done it myself.  It seems that it is like they  feel responsible for my blood
sugars since I started the pump.
Thanks for your advice.
Lindae

Ted Quick wrote:

> Blanton wrote:
> >
> > Frank,
> > Yes, that is right- my insulin was reduced by 75% and I was told that I didn't need the rest and it was causing me to have a high risk of heart attach.  So, they said I would have good control because the
> > resistance would end.  I saw the rates on the web but at this time I have to follow them until i am under control.  I have always given myself the proper dose as I used to be on Ulta lente 2x day and take
> > humalog to cover for meals.  The small doses i started with would hardly lower my sugars.
> > I am not sure how long I will be patient and continue to be a passive patient in my dosages.  It is hard!
>
> Sounds like incredibly poor treatment to me. They are saying you MUST
> get the insulin dose down immediately because you started using a pump?
> Sorry, it really doesn't work that way, if at all. The basic thing is
> that good control by using the PROPER amount of insulin or whatever
> medication works is the key to getting good health. Until you have
> good basic health you won't get the doses down.
>
> The pump is very powerful for giving good control which will definitely
> reduce your heart risk and other possible complications ONCE control
> is achieved. Sounds like "they" need to understand the basics, because
> they are totally ignoring them now!
>
> I understand your frustration with this situation. My way of dealing with
> foolishness from doctors is to ignore it. I set my own doses as well as
> possible based on tests at hand, and have done so for more than 30 years
> f the almost 43 years I've hade Type 1 diabetes. Before that I was a
> bit you, you see, since I was diagnosed at age 5 and really took full
> control in my teenage years.....
>
> Ted Quick
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