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RE: [IP] 200+ BGs while on pump?



John....don't let your BG's stay up that high....take some supplemental fast
acting (H) insulin in the interim....just to bring them down while you
figure out the problem.  Hope you figure it out soon.....

Carol Wilson
Type 1 - 21 years
Pumping since 9/22/98

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John Huff [SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent:	Friday, November 20, 1998 12:40 PM
> To:	email @ redacted
> Subject:	[IP] 200+ BGs while on pump?
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm having *real* problems with my MiniMed 507C --
> seem to have BGs well over 200 today.  I changed my
> insusion set yesterday, and somehow got air into the
> infusion tube ( which I can't *see* ).  Yesterday, my
> BGs must have been > 500 and with some DKA, be-
> cause I vomited several time yesterday AM.
> 
> Does anyone have a clue as to why my pump's not
> working?  And why does it still partially "work." giv-
> ing me BGs in the 200s?  BTW, I'm eating a *lot*
> less to get them to the lower 200s...  8~/
> 
> John Huff, Dayton OH
> (  type 1, dx @ 18 months, now 61 yo, pumping since 9/30/98 )
> mailto:email @ redacted
> 
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