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Re: [IP] Re: going off the pump.



I've tried them sideways,frontways,backways,and every
other way on my stomach(rarely used),both
legs,behind..
and it doesn't seem to have made a difference.
 Heidi
> Heidi - You say you aren't interested in the cause,
> but let me just say:  My A1c last time was 6.2.  I
> bet
> the next one will be higher.  And I think I know
> why. 
> I was guilty of injecting insulin in the left side
> of
> my abdomen for years - don't know why - it was just
> the easiest, quickest place for me.  I think that is
> why I ended up on the pump anyway, because I was so
> out-of-control.  I blamed it on hormones also for
> about 2 years and even had a hysterectomy!!  It
> didn't
> change anything!!  The last time I changed out my
> pump
> I used the left side of my abdomen as the site.  My
> blood sugars were 200-400 and that was using a lot
> more insulin.  I thought after two years that site
> would have "healed", but I think I ruined it for
> good.
>  I changed my pump site, and lo and behold, my
> sugars
> improved -- So after this long-winded dissertation
> my
> question to you is, how well do you vary your
> insertion sites?  Have you tried that?  I took me a
> long time to get this pump business figured out, and
> I
> still have rough spots, but many people on this list
> helped me through it.  Hang in there!!!
> 
> mouse
> 
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