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[IP] Re: 80U rule!

Sounds dumb to me!    I know a 13 year old who takes 75 units of N every moring, I guess she can only eat 5u worth of carbs a day!!

Summer (dx'd 1986 at age 4)
Pumping Nov.12/02 - Blue Paradigm

> During the last two doctor visits for my 13-year-old son, we've 
> been told by
> the doctor that the boy is not to use over 80 units of insulin a 
> day, that
> 80 units a day is some sort of insulin ceiling for kids who 
> haven't entered
> puberty yet. What's that about? I've never read about it or heard 
> about it.
> Pete weighs about 180 lb, so if we figure 1 unit/kg, he would be 
> around 90.
> . . which is about where Pete's insulin intake is. Anyone else 
> heard about
> the 80 unit/day rule?
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