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Re: [IP] Dental surgery on the pump

Muirhead, Jodi wrote:
> Hi all!
> I went to see the dentist yesterday and he informed me that one of my
> wisdom teeth needs to be removed.  He gave me 2 options: I could have
> him do it under a local anesthetic or I could go to an oral surgeon and
> have a general anesthetic.  I haven't talked to the oral surgeon yet to
> know how he handles diabetics.  Can anyone give me their experiences
> with either of these 2 routes?  How do you manage the pump, insulin and
> blood sugars when you are out?  I also assume that I won't be eating
> much that day and when I do, it will be of the runny type.  Any
> suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Jodi
Jodi go quickly to the oral surgeon ---been there best route and they
have much much more training on the removal process - depending on the
roots and impaction you are just a whole lot better off going there.
and they do know how to manage a diabetic
Good luck and God bless:)