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Re: [IP] Forgot My Meter

What kind of pump do you have? I have never even thought about my kids 
pumps seting off an alarm. Usefull info thanks.

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>Just a note to stress the importance of knowing what your temp basal rate
>setting should be while exercising.
>I do allot and I do mean allot of hiking in the White Mountains of New
>Hampshire. I am doing what is called peak bagging.
>I am trying to hike all of the 4,000 footers in New England before I can no
>longer do such activities. Now certainly it won't be from diabetes because
>the cure is almost here but from old age.
>I usually have everything laid out the night before and double check in the
>morning to make sure I have everything.
>Well long story short, 3 hours into the ascent go to look for meter and to
>my surprise not in my pack. I left it on top of the car at the trail head
>parking lot. I decided to continue on and left my temp basal rate right
>where I started with. Came back to the car 8 hours later from the start and
>found it sitting on top of the car. Did a quick test and found it to be at
>82. Not bad considering not knowing what the levels of my blood sugar were
>during the course of the day.
>On another note, a while back there was a post from some lady that said her
>pump set the alarm off at Walmart that created allot of controversy on the
>list. Well guess what, mine did for the first time in a Walmart that I
>frequent quite often.
>At first I thought maybe one of my boys had grabbed something that I didn't
>see or pay for. But after having them walk back through the detector they
>were clean. So I handed my bag to the crack security man and walked
>through, alarm goes off again. I then quickly handed my pump to my oldest
>son and walked through and no alarm. He then walked through with the pump
>in his hand and alarm sounded. Went back the following day and nothing
>happened, Go figure huh.
>One more thing the new batteries from Eveready called e2 are the best I
>have found yet. I got 6 weeks from my first one!
>Mike Chambers
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