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Re: [IP] going off the pump



Heidi. 
Can I ask how old you are.  I've been having 7-10 day
bouts with highs with 30%-40% more insulin not budging
them. However they don't budge on shots either. I'm
pretty sure it's menopause related. I'm 50 soon to be
51 and haven't had a period for a year. meg
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--- Heidi Vogan <email @ redacted> wrote:
> There comes a time in the lives of a small
> percentage
> of the pumpers out there,when going off the pump
> becomes a necessity.Don't get me wrong,I am still
> 100%
> for pumping,its great.(when it works)I've pumped for
> over 2 years,and both my overall control and general
> health were better for it.But,for the past three
> weeks
> I have been assailed by insulin
> resistance(sudden,out
> of the blue) which has jacked up my normal 25> TDD
> to
> twice that,and has remained in the 200-300 range
> despite all out efforts(set changing,set
> switching,new
> insulin)Right now I'm not interested in the cause of
> it,though my endo thinks it is stress,I'm just
> interested in something that will let me feel half
> alive again.I'm going to Lantus and Novolog,a
> combination I've never tried and which might end up
> worse then this-but its worth a shot.In 7 weeks,my
> endo will reevaluate things to see about going back
> to
> the pump but I gotta get stuff worked out with this
> resistence stuff right nowl.
> If anyone out there has had insulin resistance(not
> sickness related)I'd be interested in hearing of
> your
> experiences.
>         Heidi(a burned out type 1 on her way to also
> becoming a type 2)
> 
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