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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V6 #161

> Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 19:58:01 -0500
> From: "Andrew Bender (spot)" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Re: "Do it to me one more time"-low BG's
> From: "melissa atcheson" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Re: "Do it to me one more time"-low BG's
> <I always do wonder at what # I'll pass out at... Anyone know?>
> I've always wondered that too.  I've had some pretty low numbers, but always
> remained relatively functional.  On the pump (it's only been 2 months) I
> don't
> feel my lows like I did on MDI.  On Friday when I came home from work, I was
> reading my IP email and felt fine, but REALLY hungry.  Supper was still 1
> 1/2
> hours away, but I thought I would test "just to see" and I was at 2.4 (43 in
> mg/dl).  Yesterday I went to a step class (first time since the
> pump--decreased my basal to 20% for 2 hours) and when I checked after I was
> at
> 2.3 (40) but felt no symptoms.  I have been as low as 1.7 (30) and felt
> fine.
> I don't have any stories of the wierd things that I do when low.  I hope I
> never find out what # I'll pass out at. :-)
> Melissa

  When I got home from work last night I checked before starting dinner
and I was 17. No warning signs and I had just driven 25 miles from work.
Talk about scary.

Karen in North Pole, AK
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> Mel we all pass out at different numbers, spot
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