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Re: [IP] Highs and the ER



I also use an injection if my BG is over 300.  It works great in bringing
it down faster.  I have also increased "Fill Cannula" to .70, rather than
the set .50.  My BG goes a little higher after change.  I figure it's
because I reuse the reservoir and tubing.  But I can deal with that.

On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 1:49 PM, Susan Lane <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> I use the Omnipod and every time I change my pod, I give myself .25 units
> no matter what.  If I don't, I almost always go high.  I will also inject
> with a syringe if I am staying high and not coming down.  I think the
> insulin works better when I inject it straight into my stomach.  It also
> tells you if the pump is not working correctly.  If you keep giving
> yourself corrections and nothing happens, and then you come down with an
> injection, it's time to change the pump.  Susan
>
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 6:19 PM, Bell, Edna L <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> >  Does anyone have highs after changing their site? I am very thin, 78
> > years old
> > and have a hard time finding fat on my body to insert the needle. I use
> > Rapid
> > D"s. My highs last 5-6 hours before the BS goes down. I usually have to
> > take
> > corrections much higher than what my pump indicates.
> >
> >  My next question which just happened this week was that I ended up in
> the
> > ER
> > because I had a low that my husband could not help me with because I
> > resisted.
> > In the ER The nurses let my BS get up to 345 and still did not offer me
> any
> > assistance. When I found out where it was I did a correction. I asked why
> > they
> > did not treat me with insulin and they said they do not use insulin to
> > treat a
> > high blood sugar level. Instead they insisted that I eat a sandwich and
> > drink
> > milk. What do you think? Thanks, Edna
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