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Re: [IP] Fast Take in hot weather



The Ultra is heat okay until about 116 degrees, or something to that
fact....

Missi

----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 2:03 PM
Subject: [IP] Fast Take in hot weather


> We had a bad experience today.  My 14 year old son played in a golf
> tournament in this horrible heat.  He tried to check his sugar but the
fast
> take was too hot to register.  It said HI when he turned it on because it
was
> so hot outside.  So he couldn't check to see what his sugar was!  When I
> arrived to pick him up, the meter was still too hot, so I put it in my
> handbag and went into the airconditioned building.  It took an hour to
cool
> off and when he checked he was over 600!!!!  He immediately bolused 15
units
> and was scared.  We checked again 1/2 hour later and he was 562, trace
> ketones, so at least we knew what we were dealing with.  Besides wondering
> what happened that his sugar went so high, we were sooo mad that the meter
> isn't reliable in hot weather.  We are getting the Ultra.  I wonder how
the
> heat affects that?!
>    Just had to vent,
>        Marilyn
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