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Re: [IP] Clog? - Long



Have you tryed adjusting your basal. Maybe its getteing absorbed 
differently in the new sites.
Tea

Alicia Kost wrote:

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> Hi all, I am mostly a lurker, but thought I should ask to see if 
> anyone else had this problem.  I have been pumping about 6 years now, 
> and recently was switched to Novolog from Humalog due to my insurance 
> company getting Novolog cheaper.  Anyway, I have also recently 
> switched from exclusive use of my belly to using my legs and 
> buttocks.  Yesterday, something strange happened.  I will give a summary.
>
> Woke at 8 AM with BS of 89
> At 10, ate packet of peanuts with 5 grams carbs, bolused 1 (my morning 
> carb to insulin ratio is 2 for every 10 grams)
> Checked at 10:30 was 203, bolused 3 to cover (usually each unit brings 
> me down 30)
> Checked at 11, was 225, bolused 3
> Checked at 12, was 222, bolused 3
> Checked at 1, was 195, bolused 3
> At 1:44, checked, was 175, ate lunch, 22 grams carbs (a lunchable with 
> crackers meat and cheese), bolused 5 (figured there was something 
> wrong, so wanted to make sure I took enough)
> Checked at 3:20, was 173, bolused 2
> Checked at 4:20, was 76, drank about 30 grams of juice
> Checked at 5, was 99
> Ate dinner of 80 grams at 5:10, bolused 7.5 (seemed to be getting 
> better, and I was on my way to exercise)
> Checked at 5:40, was 75, about ready to start exercise, so drank more 
> juice, about 20 grams worth
> Exercised from 5:40 to 8:00
> Checked during, was 64 at 6:33
> Checked again after more juice at 7, was 99
> Checked before driving at 8, was 64, drank more juice
> Checked at 9:40, was 37, drank a large amount of juice, probably 40 
> grams worth
> Checked at 10, was 35, drank more, probably about 20 more grams
> Checked before bed at 11, was 146, bolused 1
> Woke this morning at 96
>
> This morning so far seems about the same.  I ate 3 slices turkey bacon 
> and a glass of milk, which should have been about 20 grams, and I took 
> 3 for that.  I am now over 200, and trying to get back down.
>
> Anyone have any clues what is going on?  Are my butt sites clogging in 
> the morning, then dumping all I bolused during the day at one time 
> once I start exercising?  The 30s 5 hours after my last bolus are the 
> scariest, and I hate being high, especially for so long, and after 
> eating only 5 grams of carbs!!!!
> I am going to see my doctor, who is also on the pump, Tuesday, but 
> thought I could ask you guys first.
> Thanks in advance,
> Alicia, type 1 20 years this May, pumping 6, only about 3 months with 
> Novolog, no complications, last A1C 5.4
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