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Re: [IP] re:birthday parties

Amy, I agree with you 110%

>From: amy m <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IP] re:birthday parties
>Date: Fri, 23 Jul 1999 23:46:52 -0400 (EDT)
>  ok, now that is a scary thought, but realistically, it can't be true.
>Maybe someone who doesn't eat junk food on shots could achieve better
>control than someone who eats junk food W/o covering it, but I think if
>you know your body, on shots or pump, you can eat whatever, it doesn't
>take long to learn how you're body reacts, and the issue is preventing
>highs, not avoiding sugar. I'm 15, and I LOVE junk food at times. On
>shots it was almost always a NO-NO, even when I realized I could do an
>extra shot to cover that piece of birthday cake, my personal
>experience, on shots I could cover food, but that would wack me up b/c
>I'd usually not inject enough, or inject too much. on the pump that's
>not a prob, but I TOTALLY DISAGREE, some of us enjoy that cake or candy
>bar, but it's very easy to cover with humalog... It's a scary thought
>that it may cause complication, but I'm with the others, I don't think
>so! i think it's the blood glucose that do! and maybe it wasn't
>necessarily referring to type 1s on insulin, but rather others who
>don't use medicine to cover food, in that case, eating junk food would
>probably send them up, but they might not realize if they weren't
>checking bg frequently or realizing the effects...
>  sorry, just my two cents worth, i would be very unhappy if i had to
>live like i was on shots even though i'm pumping.
>  Amy
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