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Re: [IP] Switch to Novolog

Gina, i may have missed something in a previous reply, but what was the
reason you needed to
switch to Novolog.


At 11:36 PM 7/23/03 -0400, you wrote:
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>My endo switched me to Novolog about a week ago, and I have never had 
>so many lows in a 24 hour period.  I have been checking every 3-4 
>hours, being low first thing in the morning and at dinner and bed 
>time.  My husband had to use the Glucagon on my on Tuesday morning 
>because of an extreme low, got me to come around and suspended the 
>pump for a few hours, by the time I got to work, my thinking had 
>become clearer and I was at 147.  I have had to lower my basal rates 
>at least 15-20%, if not more, from 1.7 to 1.5 during the day and from 
>1.0 to 0.7 at night.  It is getting better the longer I am on it, but 
>I am afraid to be alone for too long of a period of time (for fear of 
>not catching a low) and sometimes afraid to go to sleep at night (I 
>make sure I eat a pretty high carb snack before bed and do not bolus 
>for it).  It is what works for me, and as always this is a YMMV.
>pumping since 3/01
>T1 20 years +
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