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Re: [IP] Steph's a "Real" pumper now!

Another option if she is still somewhat coherent is have her drink a can of
regular coke.
It usually works fairly quickly in the short term.
-----Original Message-----
From: Michael <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Friday, March 27, 1998 2:39 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Steph's a "Real" pumper now!

>> when she was at 104 at dinnertime, and 127 one hour after eating!
>> May the rest of her pumping career go as well as the last 6 hours!
>> (Yep, most all of the remaining regular should be about out of her
>> system, and we're watching closely to be sure she doesn't have a
>> problem tonight!) So to cut to the chase...many thanks for all the
>> good info I've picked up from y'all...I'm learning to be a better
>> advocate for my child's health!
>Yep, Yep, Yep!!!
>Profile her fasting basals every 2 hours on two separate occasions as
>soon as you can. Do it in shifts starting with nightime (skip dinner)
>then morning (skip breakfast) go 'til about 2:00 then mid-afternoon
>(skip lunch). Do each profile at least 2 or more days after the
>previous one and duplicate the profile before going on to the next
>See the graphic basal rate estimator under the HOWTO's on the web
>site.  1:00 or 2:00 am checks for a while are probably a good idea
>and then spot check once and a while after that.
>Keep glucose tabs to raise lows quickly. Keep glucose gel and
>injectable glucose in case you make a big mistake and she won't wake
>up.  I don't mean to alarm you, a BIG low can happen with any insulin
>therapy, not just pumps. When changing therapy regemens it's easy to
>screw up. My daughter managed to do it on her birthday in Hawaii
>after a big piece of birthday cake. Went down the tubes at about
>midnight and scared the xxxx out out of us - no harm done. If you
>want more info on this, e-mail me.
>Lily's dad - Michael
>email @ redacted
>Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/