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Re: [IP] high nbrs. :(



You should have changed your total site.  You could have had a kink in your
canula or it might have popped out.  If you test 2 times high and it is not
coming down at all, change your site.  Rule of thumb.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephanie" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 2:37 PM
Subject: [IP] high nbrs. :(


> I am not sure if I did something wrong.
>
> Tonight prior to making supper I was so hungry (pregnancy hormones
> attack)...and so I nibbled on some of my daughters' cracker while
preparing
> supper.  I figured I should bolus for that so gave myself 2 units (what I
> give at snack time).
>
> Then when supper was finished...I tested and I was so high.  I thought
that
> was so strange even though I bolused for the snack.  So I bolus for supper
> with a bit extra (due to being a bit high) even though I had bolus 2 units
> prior to cover the snack.
>
> Now an hour after dinner nbrs still hasnt gone down.  Perhaps I am being
> paranoid and should wait a bit longer.  I know it takes time for
everything
> especially since I am using 'regular' insulin.
>
> Also today got warning that I have to replace my insulin cartridge.  I
> figured I still had enough to last me the day...being 20 units that
remains.
>
> I changed the cartridge and the main cord but left the set in (as changed
> it last night), and reinstalled cartridge and had insulin flow into cord
> etc before reattaching it.  I havent used it for the bolus yet, it was the
> old cartridge that I used the bolus.  Perhaps there wasnt enough insulin
> but the pump would have told me that.  Perhaps its just due to my pre
> dinner binge on the crackers?  :(
>
> Oh dear.  Got to wait a few more hours
>
> Thanks for letting me vent
>
> Stephanie (newbie to pumping at over 2 weeks)
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