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Re: [IP] I'm stumped
I get much the same thing when I have had a steak *Top sirloin, grilled, 1 1/2 in thick and rare* with a plain salad and dinner rool.
Protein likes to sneak up on folks and really, *I* think it slowed the carbs you ate and then came to haunt ya through the night.
Maybe you could 'up' the basals a touch on nights you'll be on a protein fest? check with you pro and see how that works.
If it were a piston rod issue, you'd be more likely to get occlusion errors and nothing you bolus the next day would help. I've been that route.
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From: email @ redacted
I'm stumped. The original high was annoying, but that kind of thing has happened to me before. But I don't understand why my bg would not come down last night, despite repeated bolusing, and yet came down easily this morning. It's obviously not the site. I wonder if there really is something wrong with Pollux. After I disconnected, I checked to make sure that the insulin was flowing -- which it is, though of course there's no way to tell by looking whether it's dispensing the right amount of insulin.
Oh, and I also checked my meter with testing solution.
I guess I should call Disetronic, but I'm just won-
dering if anyone here has any ideas, first. (Could
it be a problem with the piston rod? Last time I
ordered supplies from Disetronic, the customer rep mentioned that the piston rods need to be replaced every 3-6 months, which was the first I'd ever heard of it.)
So, fellow pumpers, any thoughts?
/Janet Lafler (and Castor & Pollux)
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