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Re: [IP] hypo last night responses



Anyone ever wonder why glucose tablets are constructed in such a manner so as
to be physically indistinguishable in your mouth from chalk and/or children's
aspirin?

Why can't we get chewy-gooey type glucose tablets instead of hard, chalky
things?

--- "Heather J. Leide" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> <snip>
> > I listened to you guys discussing those Sunkist things. I couldn't find
> those at the store I
> > stopped at, but I bought those little pastel wedding mints instead. I am
> going to try to reason
> > with myself to use something like that next time. I know myself better
> than to think I will
> > willingly eat glucose tabs when low. I hate 'em, all flavors.
> <snip>
> 
> I have started carrying LifeSavers Fruit Slices. I think they're like the
> Sunkist things - sort of like flavorful gumdrops and not too big. I find 4
> work if I'm just slightly low, 5 for the usual lows (15g of carbs is prob.
> in 4 1/2 "slices") , 10 if it's REALLY low. Anyway, they stay intact in the
> summer heat so as long as I put them in a ziplock bag they're very portable.
> 
> Heather & Righteous Babe
> dx'd 9/90, pumping since 4/01.
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