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Re: [IP] RE: insulin-pumpers-digest V6 #559



Jellybeans (jelly bellys of course) are what I use (actually, my significant
other uses) when I'm uncooperatively low.   It's the only thing I'll eat when
I'm being obstinant during a low.   Works like a charm!

--- "Meredith, Susan" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 1 gram raises my 5 year old's BG about 10 points. It makes it very easy
> since a Jelly Belly jelly bean is 1 gram. My son never minds eating 5 jelly
> beans to give him a quick boost. I also read in the pumping insulin book
> that jelly beans are converted very rapidly to glucose by the body - even
> more so than juice.
> 
> Susan
> Mom to Ryan (5 and pumping since 8/17/00) and Celia (8 and non-diabetic)
> 
> <<<<<<<I was wondering what would be the maximum one gram of glucose 
> would raise ones
> blood sugar.  I need this info for an article I'm writing.  I remember
> seeing
> someone writing that for their young child one gram of glucose would raise
> bg
> by 10 points, it looks to me that for young children this may hold true.
> Any
> info?  Rabbi Hirsch Meisels<>>>>>>>>
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