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Re: [IP] How much do you test?



Our CDE has us testing our daughter before all meals, two hours after each
meal and between 2-3 am.  YMMV

Missi
Mom to rachel and Blossom (MM508), 3 3/4 yo, pumping 8 weeks

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 10:37 AM
Subject: [IP] How much do you test?


> I am curious as to how much the average pumper tests.
>
> Being new to the pump, I am testing a lot and feel I have better control
> the more I test.  I am learning a lot about the different cycles my body
> has with glucose levels increasing by themselves etc.  I would assume that
> once I obtain target bg goals that I could test less, but still a certain
> minimum amount.
>
> A previous MD, uneducated in diabetes care, was upset when I tried to test
> a lot and ingrained the idea in me that testing too much is bad.
>
> So, still being a little gun shy about this, how much testing is too much,
> if that is possible?
>
> Peter
>
>
>
>
> Some days are just not worth chewing through the restraints to participate
> in. ;-)
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