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Re: [IP] poor absorption and high levels



Ruth Schneider wrote:
> 
> we are using the humalog and velosulin mix now, after this happened to us
> during the first few weeks of pumping.  STILL having this problem.
> tonight....for no reason,  no fatty meal,  proper bolusing and even an hour
> of rollerblading...geneva unexplainedly went up to 334!  at 8:30 pm...
> 
> no prior lows for the day either.  this is indeed frustrating to us also.  I
> guess we should think of hormones, at age ten.
> 
> we are only into our second day of site.  so , this couldn't be the problem
> , could it?
> 
> is geneva , and others...just not a good candidate for softsets?  I am going
> to try to get her to use the sils tomorrow.  if we make it through the
> night.  back to syringes, I guess.
> 
> ruth
> 
> > > cevans wrote:
> > >
> > > I am relatively new at pumping (3 months) and in the past month or so
> have
> > > experienced what I can only guess are poor absorption "episodes."  My
> sugars
> > > will be going along fine and all of a sudden they will shoot up to 250
> and
> > > then an hour later (even after a bolus to bring it down) up to 300.  I'm
> only
> > > addressing times when I know my boluses have been correct and there's
> nothing
> > > else out of the ordinary going on.  I know to give myself an injection
> and
> > > change the site.  However, I'm becoming frustrated, since this happens
> almost
> > > once a week.
> >
> > Are you using Humalog, Regular (or Velosulin) or a mix of H&R or (H&V). If
> you
> > use straight Humalog it's possible that the sites go bad sooner than if
> you used
> > a mix. Mine used to go bad at about 2.5 days on straight Humalog, now they
> last
> > for 6 days with a 5 to 1 mix of Humalog and R.
> 
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Did the hour of rollerblading have an effect??  Might have 'pumped' her
liver to release a lot of glucose??  This happens, and might be a higher
release in a youngster than in an adult??
Gary
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