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Re: [IP] unexplained high sugars with no illness

> I am truly puzzled and hope someone has some good advice.  My 15
> year old went to bed last night at 11 p.m. with a 180 sugar.  He
> corrected and woke up at 6:30 a.m. this morning a whopping 387 with
> moderate ketones.  He bolused, it didn't come down, so at 10:30 we
> changed the entire set and site ( he also changed it the night
> before).  He finally came down to 255 with no ketones by 12:30 so I
> sent him to school.  At 6:30, before dinner, his sugar was 557 with
> trace ketones.  I gave him an injection and by 9:30 his sugar is 457
> with no ketones.  Since I injected him and it didn't come down, I
> ruled out a problem with the pump.  He bolused 10 more units and I'm
> waiting to see what happens.  
>   Does anyone have any idea as to what could be going on?  I know
>   I'll be up 
> all night checking him.
>    Marilyn

High bg's in the morning combined with moderate insulin resistance is 
usually a sign of a crash in the night. Was yesterday a particularly 
high activity day?? or did he have an unusual meal for which the 
bolus may have been too high??
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