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RE: [IP] One of those scary nights
I would talk to Lily's physician about having glucagon on hand
for these type of events. It is much faster than glucose gel or
tablets and since it is a shot is easier to administer to someone
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Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 14:47:59 +0000
From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IP] One of those scary nights.
>After about 1/2 to 3/4 of a tube of glucose gel rubbed on
>her gums (and all over everything else) she began to come
>around. This took about 20 minutes and she was still pretty
>in-coherent (doesn't remember any of this either). By 12:20,
>she could talk to me and but was still pretty unresponsive.
>She let me prick her finger (she never lets me do that) and
>managed to apply the blood to her one-touch. bg was 81.
>Nine more glucose tabs went in by 1:30 and her bg was still
>80. At 2:00 it jumped to 170, she bolused a unit of insulin and
>went to sleep, at 3:00 she was 390 and bolused about 4 units
>which brought her down to 190 at 6:30 (another bolus) and by
>10:30 she was only 160.