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Re: [IP] Re: hospital visit



I fasted for 8 days on my current basal dose with no problems. My PCP 
and my CDE both knew I was doing it.

On 1/31/2014 9:47 AM, email @ redacted wrote:
> Does what count in your " cant fast 24?".  My endo had to guise the  nurse
> as to program my pump, so i can 'survive on NPO..( Nothing' & or ice  onlt
> for very much longer than anyones 24 hrs. Only times I had anything to  drink
> was about 2 oz of water with my meds early am & bed time.  the  night b4 I
> had to drink some of that flavorful   milk shakes for pre  tests &
> procedures.
> I truly belive these nurses & drs of every kind need to do waht us  patient
> need to go thru  prick our fingers  every day ,ulti times a  day not an
> orange  sit around for hrs waiting for them to get on with their  duties.
> Must be nice to take a break or have a snak at will & tell us what  & when
> to do
>   
>   
> In a message dated 1/28/2014 10:45:15 P.M. Central Standard Time,  dm50yr
> email @ redacted writes:
>
>>   <snip> am all prepped and ready for a quick D&C and after  waiting
>> for 2 hours I ask what is going on, you can't let me just sit  here and
>> fast with my pump running.  <snip> I know they  can't be educated
>> about diabetes like we are, but wow, this was the  worst experience
>> I have ever had.  I fasted for well over 12  hours and so what was
>> their attitude.    <snip>
> A pumper who is properly trained should be able to fast 24  hours. You must
> have correct basal settings. I use 5 different basals with  a possibility
> of
> 48. Each 1/2 hour your body may change needs. Have you  heard of Basal
> Fasting/Testing? Study the manual. ;-)
>
> Jan &  Muskers- T-1, 11/5/50, pumping 8/23/83, Dialyzing  7/8/02
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