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Re: [IP] Re: Control too tight?



I have found that popcorn has very little effect on my bg, so I go light on
the bolus for it.  Perhaps not all carbs are created equal (I read somewhere
you should subtract fiber grams from the total carb count for a particular
food).

JP
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 9:26 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Control too tight?


> In a message dated 8/24/01 9:19:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> <<  I came home from the endocrinologist's office feeling down...
Apparently
> an
>  A1c of 6.1 is considered too tight of control for my seven-year-old
>  daughter.   >>
>
> Well, we parents just can't win, can we??  I would think if you are able
to
> get this great A1c without bad lows, then things are going just great.
> Perhaps they don't believe that your little girl isn't haven't serious low
> blood sugars?  I have found that doctors basically ignore what you say if
it
> isn't the exact thing that they want to hear.    So if they believe that
6.1
> results in too many serious lows, thats what they will believe, no matter
> what you tell them otherwise.  I say keep up the great work!!  I would
love
> to have such an A1c for my 7 year old daughter!  She is still bouncing
around
> high to low lately, despite the pump--just got out of bed and appeared at
my
> side saying she was low--she was 50, down from 200 just one hour ago, with
> only a .5 unit correction (also ate 15 carbs worth of popcorn and gave 1.0
> unit for that--is popcorn really slow to digest???).
>
> Barbara, Mum of Claire 7
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