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Re: [IP] Periods, Puberty, and Pumping



My daughter will be heading there soon.
YIkes!  She is 12 too!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2002 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Periods, Puberty, and Pumping


> > My 12 year old daughter was diagnosed at age 4, began pumping at age
> > 8, and now has started her period. She's using 33.4 (no typo!) units
> > of humalog for just her basals and another 25-35 units for her
> > boluses each day. Her numbers will even out for 2-3 weeks at a time
> > and then we have to rework her basals...unfortunately, this follows
> > no cycle or pattern.
> > 
> > Anyone have advice for surviving this roller coaster called
> > adolescence while juggling diabetes?
> > 
> 
> At our house, things did smooth out after a while. The onset of 
> mensus really did mess things up until it got fairly regular.
> 
> Michael
> email @ redacted
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