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[IP] marathons


I run regularly with my MM507.  There has been some discussion on the list
recently about reducing basals before/during/after exercise.  My approach is
to leave my basals unchanged and take extra carbs.  A runner needs carbs
(and water) during a long run whether they're diabetic or not.

Of course, it's important to do blood tests regularly.  I know one runner
attached a velcro strap to his glucose meter and wore it like a watch.  He
was able to test during runs without stopping.  Those of us less concerned
about time will stop beside the road for a quick test and some carbs if

-----Original Message-----
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 15:21:33 -0500
From: driscoae <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IP] marathons

Hi, does anyone have any experience with marathon training on the pump?  I'm

planning on running the LaSalle Chicago Marathon in October, and any 
advice/personal experiences would be greatly appreciated.

Happy pumping!

Amy, age 20/diagnosed 6/93/started pumping 5/01
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