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Re: [IP] re: fear of DKA



Sarah,

I'm very new to the pump.  I find myself continually checking to see whether
I am attached.  I have not become disconnected yet and I can't see it being
a problem.

Jo

----- Original Message -----
From: Sarah Arnal <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2000 9:19 PM
Subject: [IP] re: fear of DKA


> Hey everyone,
>   I have one little question that is weighing on my
> mind as I decide whether or not to joint he world of
> pumpers. Many of you have told me about your fear of
> DKA because apparently you can become detatched from
> the pump and not realize it, and because there is no
> long acting insulin DKA can occur rapidly. Is coming
> detatched a common thing? Pardon my neivity, but how
> can you not notice it? Doesn't it feel diferent?
>    Sorry if this is a really lame question but I am
> just trying to find all of this information out before
> I start on the pump.
>
> Thanks, Sarah in Manitoba(21 years old:IDDM for 8 yrs)
>
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