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Glad you are better Melissa. I can.t imagine being that high for that long. 
What do you suppose caused it? Sue (dalgal)

>From: "Melissa Howell" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: "'ip'" <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] THANKS TO ALL IPers!!
>Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 15:29:53 -0400
>For the past 7 days my bg have been in the 2-400's. I blamed it on an
>infection I have.  Well, after 5 or 6 days of being high I was really 
>down about it.  Actually, I didn't even want to check my levels anymore
>because it was getting depressing.  And I knew that once I stopped checking
>my bg's then it would become habit forming.  No matter how much insulin I
>gave or how much I upped my basils it was still high.
>Last night, I went to bed and I was in the 390's.  I had just about enough
>of the darn disease.  I was tired, crabby and just wore out.  I checked at
>2AM and I was 495!!  The pressure from being so high made my eyes sting 
>I opened them.   I felt horrible.  I was getting ready to go to the 
>since my insulin was not working and I didn't know what to do.  But I
>bolused and went to bed and DREAMED OF A SALINE IV as I knew that would
>lower my bg.  This morning I had dropped to the low 200's so I figured I
>would go to work and see how the day goes.  I was really getting down about
>this disease and the way it makes me feel.  7 days of highs is a heck of a
>lot of stress on the body.  Well I just checked my bs and it is 127!!! Here
>that everyone?...127!!!
>I am so excited that I immediately told my friend at work who knows the 
>about me and the diaBEASTies.
>I had to tell you guys next...you all are like family to me.  Know one else
>will ever know what we experience except for our IP group!
>I just wanted to thank everyone that replies back to questions asked and
>tries to give there (2cents) in.
>It does make a difference to others in the group!
>The past 7 days have been h*** and there was really no advice that could
>have helped get my levels down.
>But just reading the posts gave me tremendous support to keep trying and 
>let  D get the best of me.
>Thank you all
>Melissa and pumpy
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