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Re: [IP] PUMP DOCTOR DISAGREEMENT AT SEMINAR



You won't hear a doctor talk about the 1800 rule when talking to someone
on a pump because first of all, Humalog is not approved for pump use. 
That is why he/she only talked about 1500 rule.

email @ redacted wrote:
> 
> there was a q&a session at the seminar i went to with this doctor in there
> answering the questions!  i was just so shocked at some of his answers and
> tried to keep my mouth shut!
> he said he has been working with pump patients for 19 years now and then got
> into explaining the 1500 Rule!  well, as you know i hate to differ (LMAO),
> but isn't it the 1800 Rule for Humalog?  then the whole exercise question
> came up and there was the poor girl who asked why her sugars go UP after some
> exercise and he had no logical explanation for her..... at least i know what
> The Book says about that and tried to explain to them after the class!  then
> he kept contradicting himself and i was getting quite frustrated.... and to
> make it all better, i had a sugar of 41 before the class and at a whole tube
> of tabs, went up to only 53 and basically sat there sweating like a big dork
> during the whole class with sugars that just woulndn't budge... so as he got
> to talking about hypo unawareness, everyone looked at me as i was scarfing
> down the glucose tabs....
> geez, what a day, not to mention i broke up with my boyfriend today and of
> course am very upset and have all that to deal with  :O(  OH WELL... i hope
> things get better!
> 
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> gina, mr clicks (MM508) & mr pokey (FreeStyle meter)
> dx'd 11/83..... pumping 2/01 and have never felt better  :O)
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