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Re: [IP] Atheletes On The Pump

Many people, children especially, do great by taking their
insulin after they eat so they can cover exactly the carbs
that were used.  This only works with Humalog, however.


--- email @ redacted wrote:
> Michael:
> I'm sorryto keep bugging you, but I'm really frustrated. 
> We saw our CDE 
> yesturday and she told us we would have to see the Dr.
> before considering a 
> switch to Humalog/pump.  That's fine, I would expect
> that.  Except for there 
> are no appointments available until November!!!  
> Remember, Tizzy is newly 
> dx'd.  She won't see a Dr until November?
> I told them this was unacceptable and supposedly they are
> trying to fit her 
> in earlier.  I'm so frustrated.  However, we are playing
> around with her 
> insulin dosage.  Adjusting it to the #CHO she will
> actually eat.  If I follow 
> the 350 scale, she's 8:1, but we're forcing her to eat.  
> I've used 15:1 with good success.  She's using regular,
> not humalog so it's 
> not the greatest way to go, but it's working.  They got
> really mad at me and 
> said not to pay any attention to the people on the
> mailing list.  Only them.  
> Personally I'd rather talk to people who live day-to-day
> with DM, not the 
> Dr.s.  
> The CDE actually told my 12 year old that she would run a
> HIGH risk of birth 
> Indicating she probably 
> shouldn't.  What good is telling a 12 year old this? 
> She's now terrified and 
> swearing off marrage and childbirth.  
> I know this is kind of "out there", but it really upset
> Tizzy.  Why do they 
> even bring this up at this point?    

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