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Re: [IP] Last Night

> Let me tell you about my night. Hypo was the theme last night.

I can agree with that!!!
we have had lows 2 night in a row.  luckly kali wakes up ok.  we were up at
3 am with a bs of 40 lastnight and the night before was 36. that was with
icecream as a bed time snack.

mom to kali  soon to be pumping
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Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 10:18 AM
Subject: [IP] Last Night

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> Let me tell you about my night. Hypo was the theme last night. I was such
> mess I thought I was going to die. Thank God my oldest son knows me so
> and that my wife was home to take care of me. This morning as my wife and
> discussed the happenings of last evening and how I got there, I learned a
> couple of things. Be sure your spouse, partner or roommate knows how to do
> things as fluently as you do when you are alert and aware. For instance,
> how to operate the Accu-Check softclix pen for taking a blood sugar. In
> times of stress, this is not the easiest thing to figure out. She finally
> chucked the thing down the hall and used a new lancet out of the package.
> When I asked her the whereabouts of the new lancet, she said "I threw it
> out". I laughed with her after telling her I usually only change that once
> or twice a year. Next was suspension of my pump. Thank you Mini Med for
> making the Paradigm easy to figure out. After a couple of button presses
> with the help of my son, that was done. Now this whole mess started with
> skiing as usual over the weekend. Blood sugars were super all weekend,
> home last night unpacked and sat down to eat. Quiche, hmm haven't had that
> in a long long time. So I read the box, counted the carbs and bolused. Pre
> supper bs was 74. At supper, last thing I remember was coming to around
> 11pm. This morning reviewed the blood sugar readings and they were as
> stated 74 at 6pm, 32 at 8:30pm, and then they read as follows, 54, 84,
> down to 41 then up to 132.  I figure the following as the cause of the
> event. Not keeping the temp basal going longer after skiing all day and
> misjudging in carb counting at supper time dropped me off the scale. I'll
> try not to do that again.
> Michael Chambers
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