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Re: [IP] lows



Hi Jeannie,
I had forgotten all about glucagon. Not a bad idea, just in case. Lows
after a meal are the worst. I think I'll look into that too. Thanks!
Sharon

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:21 PM, Jeannie H <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Sharon, When you are having a low with insulin still on board, don't
> forget
> that Glucagon can be used in small doses. (Google mini-dose Glucagon).
>
>  After a meal it is harder for fast acting carbs to be absorbed from the
> stomach, so if using carbs, chew well & keep in your mouth as long as
> possible,
> swish it around, as it can get into your system fairly quickly from your
> mouth.
>  And if you are struggling to but afraid to bring your sugars down, try
> lowering
> your target slowly & feel safe at each new level before lowering a bit
> further.
>  Sensors are definitely a wonderful tool since you can set your low target
> at
> where ever you need it to be - 120? 150?
> We all need to feel safe, good luck
> Jeannie, T1D 1965, Pump in 1988, sensor in 2012
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