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Re: [IP] Basal Rates and site problems



Hi,
basel rates:
3am-8am: 1.2
8am-1:00pm:.8
1:00-3am-.5
Site change every 5-8 days.
Eddie
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wright, Laura" <email @ redacted>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 10:06:57 -0400
To: "'email @ redacted'" <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IP] Basal Rates and site problems


> List,
> 
> Last time I visited my dietician and my endo they did not like the fact that
> I was on 4 different basal rates throughout the day.  My endo switched me to
> 2 different rates and I woke up low every morning so I switched back to what
> had been working before.  I take .5 from 12-3a, .7 from 3-7a, .9 from 7a-9p,
> and .7 from 9p-12p Humolog from the 508 pump.  Has anyone else had this
> feedback or see this as a problem? 
> 
> In regards to site problems, I get a quarter to half-dollar sized lump every
> time I switch sites every 2 1/2 days.  They go away and do not seem infected
> so I figured it was just part of having a pump.  I have only used my abdomen
> as a site thus far but am kind of a small person and fear that I am
> inserting into the muscle.  I already use the short cannula.  Any ideas?
> 
> It's great to have this list to compare notes!!
> 
> Laura   
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