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Re: [IP] BEDTIME BG'S AND PUMP...GLUCAGON!



I had the same problem and it took a bit to get over the fear. Once I got
basil rates down, I became much more confident with BG's in a "normal" range
at bed time.

Peter


on 2/7/01 3:45 PM, email @ redacted at email @ redacted wrote:

> i am just about to start on the pump and am TERRIFIED about going to bed due
> to the fact that over the past year i have been sent to the ER four times for
> sugars below 40 in the morning.........
> i have neuropathy and do not feel my lows until i am at least 40!  by that
> time it's silly to even try to treat them with food so i take half a vial of
> Glucagon which makes me deathly sick!  this has made me totally resistent to
> going to bed with my sugars under 200!  my doc says going on the pump will
> make this much easier and less lows, but i'm afraid still to go to bed with
> sugars under 200!  i guess i just have it in my mind that constant insulin
> delivery is going to make me bottom out by morning!
> what do most of you feel safe going to bed at?  what are your average
> readings in the morning?
> thanks for all your help  :O)
> gina
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Peter
Type I - 1972
MM508 - 5/2000
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