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Re: [IP] Help Please

A cold can do it.  I would check often and also check for ketones.
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From: "Helmetta Mom" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 8:38 AM
Subject: [IP] Help Please

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> During the Thanksgiving weekend my sugars were totally
> out of control.  I did cook and so was not taking care
> of myself as I should but it lasted for 3 days.  I was
> between 300 & 400 every evening.  It got better for a
> few days and is doing it again.  Last night my sugar
> was 352 when I went to bed.  Checked it in the middle
> of the night.  It was still high and I had taken 4
> units of insulin by injection.  Got up this morning
> and it was 382, took more insulin by injection, ate
> and it is 377 now.
> I've been on the pump since Oct. and have had diabetes
> for only 2 years.  I'm still kind of new at this and 
> clueless in these kind of emergencies.
> I've called my doctors office and waiting for them to
> call back.
> It almost feels like the insulin stops working after
> awhile, even injections.  Can anyone with experience
> help me figure out why this is like this?
> I have had a cold or some kind of bug during this? 
> Can that do this?
> Ginny
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