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RE: [IP] Help/advice for a fellow pumper & surgery



That is very stupid IMHO.  I have had surgery and the pump stayed on, just
running the basil with no problems.  My gulcose levels stayed right at 105
the whole 2.5 hours.

Vernon H Catron
Email: email @ redacted
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-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
Of J Hughey
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 8:24 PM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IP] Help/advice for a fellow pumper & surgery


I received the following from a fellow pumper. Please give your input on
this
situation.
TIA
Jan (~_^)

> I am having
> surgery Wednesday, the 11th and my diabetic educator said to take pump
> off and leave it home still running with a tissue under it to catch
insulin.
> This is  done so  not to have to reprogram it. To be an overnight stay
> or ? I must say I am a little scared to do this, but was told they would
> watch me and give insulin in IV. I am on MM 508 since 1-5-01. What do
> you think/ Have you heard of this being done?
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