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Re: [IP] RE: Here we go again



----- Original Message -----
From: "emily's mom" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2001 1:50 PM
Subject: [IP] RE: Here we go again


> I am sorry and am probably going to get in trouble for saying this and
letting
> my big mouth get the best of me but ........  How can you have a child
with a
> sugar of 449 out running around and not check them IMMEDIATELY for ketones
?
> She should be resting, and pushing fluids.  DKA can start in just a few
> hours!!!!  I don't know about anyone elses child but with mine if her
sugar is
> high (over 180) than exercise can have the effect of raising not lowering
her
> blood sugars.  So I always keep a close watch on her numbers while
exercising,
> and I ALWAYS take the foil wrapped strips to test for ketones with me, or
the
> precision xtra meter that checks blood ketones if we won't be near a
> bathroom!!!
>
> Rebecca
> Mom to Emily 5 pumping MM508
>
>
>
>
>
> From: "Melissa Cahill" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>; <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 2:12 PM
> Subject: [IP] Here we go again....
>
>
> > In May Rachel ended up in ICU with DKA due to a stomach bug.  Well,
looks
> like
> > we are starting again.  She stayed in the 300's last night and we got
her
> down
> > to 193 this morning.  Then by lunch she was back up to 449.  Don't know
> aboput
> > keytones as she has been off with Dad today, but will check that as soon
> as
> > she gets home!  For those so inclined, please say a word for us.
> >
> > Any advise is welcome!!!
> >
> > Missi
> > Mom to Rachel and Blossom
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