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[IP] Re: growing up quick



On the sudden increase of basal rates across the board -- Malcolm (7.5 yrs
old) has been pumping for 3.5 yrs.  He has needed about three of these
sudden basal increases.  They come from nowhere and the rates need to be
aggressively increased overall.  These episodes happen in addition to the
tweaking that needs to be done to specific time slots.  Perhaps these
overall increases are not as uncommon as one might think?
Ciao, Barbi

Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 18:51:40 -0500
> From: "ROBIN RAMM" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] growing up quick
>
> Hi all. Kevin went thru a strange thing. We have all of a sudden started
> battling highs. No cold coming, no food changes, everything else pump wise
> seemed fine. Very weird. Usually, it is like only one part of the day is
high
> and we fix the basal and all is hunky dorry again. So, yesterday we did a
120%
> temp increase to the basal and boom! All better. So, after figuring how
that
> would translate to increasing the basals over 24 hours, we ended up doing
a .1
> increase accross the board. This seems so strange to us that it would
happen
> virtually over night! Is this more typical of puberty ? He is now 13 and
he
> now has pecs (I know, as a Mom...I shoudn't notice these things...but
during
> site changes- I notice!) and big arm muscles...I see that cuz he flexes
for
> me daily! ha ha. Wish I had some of that testosterone!
>
> Robin
> Mom to Kevin, 13, dx 12/98
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