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Re: [IP] Re: illness and high blood sugars

> My 14 year old has a horrible cold/sore throat virus.  I have had it
> for 7 days already!  This is the first illness since getting the
> pump that has increased his sugars.  He has been running in the 300s
> and bolusing to correct every 3 hours, but still runs in the 300s.
> So far, no ketones.  Are we doing the right thing checking every 3
> hours, then correcting?  Is there a rule for sick days that I am
> missing? 

You may want to temporarily increase basal rates so his bg's are 
stable. That is what we do at our house. Talk to your medical team.

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