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Re: [IP] Cory and the pump



HOORAY!!  I'm so happy for you.  This is great news.  Good luck with
everything!
Beth
Mom to Braden, 4
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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 2:41 PM
Subject: [IP] Cory and the pump


> Oh boy oh boy -- I am soooo excited!  Cory's doctor has said YES to the
pump!
>  Shall I cry or laugh?  This is such an emotional issue.  It's been a real
> battle and so many times I have felt so defeated.  Many of you have posted
> and privately mailed your support and that has meant an awful lot to me.
We
> are still just in the beginning stages so I know the war isn't over but at
> least this first battle has been won!  We go for a pump class on August
6th.
> Cory's A1c was 6.8.  He always has good ones, but yet he has all those
wide
> swings in his control.  Currently, the night time lows have become a super
> struggle.  We've reduced the insulin by 2 units yet he is eating way too
much
> food from 9 pm until 2 or 3 am.  He can have a bacon sandwhich, peanut
butter
> and jelly sandwhich, etc. about 3 times (9 pm, 11 pm and again in the wee
> hours of the monring) and still wake up low the next morning.  At other
times
> he might eat less food and wake up high the next morning.  I guess little
boy
> hormones are playing games with us!  I don't know that the pump will
prevent
> all the problems we've had but at least the highs will be easier to "fix"
and
> hopefully we won't have to deal with peaks like we do with the NPH.  At
least
> we are ready to give this a try.
> Thanks one and all for all the support and I know you understand exactly
how
> I feel right now,
> Susan
> Grand-mom to Cory
> age 10 ~ dx'd 12/28/98
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