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Re: [IP] My Reasons

Did they not realise that the R takes way more then 2 hours to work??

Summer (dx'd 1986 at age 4)
Pumping Nov.12/02 - Blue Paradigm

> This did not happen to me personally, but a friend of mine her 
> mother 
> is in a nursing home and her BG was quite high the other night 
> (between 500-600) and they gave her her N and R at dinner time and 
> an 
> extra 10 units of R to cover the high.  Her sugar had not dropped 
> 2 
> hour later so they gave her another dose of R.  I think in a 6 
> hour 
> time frame she was given over 20 units of R and no snack before 
> bed.  
> In the middle of the night she bottomed out and they had to call 
> 911 
> to treat her low because after 2 Glucagon shots she still had not 
> come 
> to.  Goes to show, that treating a low is a YMMV thing as well as 
> giving too much of the wrong type of insulin.  
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