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Re: [IP] Re: Type 2 turning into Type 1

AH, My birthday is when you started pumping :-)

Thanks for the head up about the dual wave. I will be trying this  
stuff on Tuesday ... a day off from work, so I don't get any guff from  
my body at the Apple store. I mean, yeah we 'think different' but even  
they wouldn't feel comfy around me in a bad hypo <G>... Maybe my  
general Manager would, his brother's looking into pumping and has been  
diabetic over 17 years. Times I've been dialing in meds and such he's  
said, 'Hey, do whatever you need to do, I know...' so that is nice.

I spoke to a lady who works in another store at the mall (Another  
pumper, shoot, that's five pumpers who work in the mall that *I* know  
personally) and she even mixed symlin in her pump (!) Uh, I dunno  
'bout that yet.... I was a bit nervous hearing that and think I will  
try it syringe and chat with the Internist after a time.

On Apr 13, 2008, at 6:44 AM, Frank wrote:
> Symlin can be used  by a T-1, thats what it was designed for. Byetta  
> was
> created for type 2. I've been on Symlin for about a year or so.  
> However,
> at the moment I am not using it. The reason is that I just started
> pumping on 1/16/08, and figured that getting a handle on it was more
> important then trying to control two situations at one.
> My boss who is a T1, is using symlin and on a pump as well. He has  
> been
> on the roller coaster because of it. One item found that is imperative
> while using Symlin is that Bolus's for meals be Dual wave at 30/70  
> over
> a 1.5 to 2 hr  because of the delayed digestion of carbs. Otherwise  
> you
> end up going low, before that food hits.
> One nice thing I found with Symlin is that it helps me to tell when  
> I am
> full.
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