Re: [IP] Re: Type 2 turning into Type 1
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- Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Type 2 turning into Type 1
- From: Frank <email @ redacted>
- Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 20:14:01 -0400
- Organization: Thor Computer Services
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Great on the birthday, it gives us both something to celebrate. Mine is
only 8 days after yours.
The lady doing the mixing is courting disaster. Now if there was a way
to have a separate pump doing the injecting I would be OK with that. One
infusion site, multiple regimens, cool. Some day in the future maybe as
the technology advances and gets to the artificial Pancreas. We'll get
there some day. If we would just spend some of that money going to
fight a war on more research, oh well.
> 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
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