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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #599



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Thank you   KBashioum 
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> insulin-pumpers-digest   Thursday, November 2 2000   Volume 04 : Number 599
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> This issue of the digest contains:
> [IP] mm rep. has loaner pump
> [IP] RE: Reporters questions
> [IP] newsreporter's Q
> Re: [IP] Re: eating late
> Re: [IP] newsreporter's Q
> Re: [IP] Re: eating late
> Re: [IP] Check this OUT!!
> [IP] Re: cysts on the kidney
> [IP] 24 hour urine collections
> [IP] Neurontin for restless legs?
> Re: Re:  [IP] Freestyle Meter
> [IP] cracked heel
> [IP] inducing an alarm
> [IP] annoying
> [IP] Re: Newsie Q
> Re: [IP] D related pain or not?
> [IP] Re: Profile of Cary Sandler <email @ redacted>
> Re: [IP] starting the pump on your own
> [IP] Freestyle Meter
> [IP] Saline BURNS!!!
> Re: [IP] cracked heel
> Re: [IP] Re: eating late
> [IP] Re: Profile of Greg Haas <email @ redacted>
> [IP] Re:  Freestyle Meter
> [IP] Friday Chat
> [IP] fall-flu shot, frequent illnesses
> [IP] Aniversary Dedication
> Re: [IP] newsreporter's Q
> Re: [IP] Neurontin for restless legs?
> [IP] RE:Freestyle meter....and who do you trust
> [IP] Re: newsreporters Q
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> Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 10:22:44 -0600
> From: "Deborah" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] mm rep. has loaner pump
> 
> I learned something when Eve's loaner pump quit working at 3:30a.m. on
> Halloween morning. The minimed rep. here in the Mpls. and St. Paul, MN. Area
> has a loaner pump you can borrow until you receive one from minimed CA. When
> the minimed rep. found out (Thursday Morning) that Eve's pump quit working,
> she called me to apologized and offered the one she had until we receive the
> one from CA. By then we had already received to the one for CA. She found
> out to late to be of help to us, but I thought that I would post this in
> case this would happened to someone else.
> 
> Below is a story that I posted on CWD on what happened that morning.
> 
> And the loaner pump died..
> 
> I was awakened this morning at 3:30a.m. to Eve lightly poking me in the leg
> and say very quietly "mom" and then poking me lightly again and quietly
> saying "mom". I opened my eye to see a flashlight in my face "mom?".
> Thinking that she was going to tell me that we had no electricity, she went
> on to say very quietly that her pump was beeping and wouldn't stop. My first
> thoughts were why aren't the lights on. "Why aren't the lights on?"
> "Because, I had my flashlight and I didn't want to wake anyone up." She then
> pointed the flashlight at the pump and said, "It won't stop beeping." We
> turned the lights on. This was a loaner pump, because Eve's pump was in for
> repairs.
> 
> After realizing the code of E-20, at first I thought it said E-02, was not
> in the book of codes from minimed, we called them. By the way, E-20 means
> the software has shut down and you can't do anything about it. They will be
> shipping out a loaner, loaner pump today and we will receive it on Wednesday
> morning. Now, what to do about insulin. We ended up deciding to call her
> endo. First thing Eve said was "I don't want to go back to shots", she took
> one anyway, she was 221 and went back to bed. My husband went to an all
> night pharmacy 25 min. (one way) from our home to get some U for the long
> acting insulin and we will use Humalog for the short acting. My husband
> arrived home from the pharmacy with the U in hand, we gave her 14 units, it
> was time for bed again, it was now 5:15a.m. Then, I had to get Eve's brother
> up at 6 for school, why sleep? Then he missed the school bus, what more?
> 
> After having time to think about what happened this morning, it is rather
> funny, I had a good laugh at the thought of this flashlight in my face at
> 3:30a.m. and Eve not wanting to wake anyone up. What a thing to happen on
> Halloween.
> 
>  And the loaner pump died.
> 
> Deborah mom to Eve 13
> Dxed 5/3/96 pumping 5/21/99
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> Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 11:44:30 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] RE: Reporters questions
> 
> when I went into a coma(from dka due to a spinal infection) a couple of years 
> back I was so tired and miserable that I barely noticed-I was cranky and 
> scared as the med. professionals kept thinking I had a sprained back but I 
> knew something else was happening-but i still wasn't getting the help I 
> needed), just kind of went to sleep and woke up two weeks later(boy was I 
> confused)...
> Oh and I started my htron two days ago-sugars are actually really 
> good!!!!(but my fingers are sore)
> Bekka
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> 
> Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 09:54:59 -0800
> From: "Claudia" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] newsreporter's Q
> 
> >>How would those of you who went into comas for dx have answered that Q?<<
> 
> I would say it is like having flu like symptoms, being barely conscious and
> unable to help yourself, SCARY!
> 
> Very weak, losing weight, throwing up, bathroom runs every 5 seconds, hard
> to breath, concentration is terrible, falling down into things, trying to
> speak, but nothing coming out. Looking drunk, but wanting to die and just
> rest. THEN.....you wake up a day later with IV's and strangers looking at
> you with a "POOR YOU" look.
> 
> Then Wham you're hit with a WHOLE new way of life. If you don't do it, you
> will die a horrible death. GREAT!!!!! Isn't this fun!
> 
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> Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 08:57:33 -0800
> From: "Robert L. Hemus" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: eating late
> 
> On Thu, 02 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> > > Notha asked:  Does anyone have trouble with eating late
> > > or snacking late at night, even with a bolus and 3 hours
> > > later I am normal I wake up high?
> > 
> > What I have found (YMMV) is that my bolus rates vary during the day.
> > For breakfast I use 10 grams/unit, lunch 8 grams/ubit and night is 6
> > grams/unit.  At night, I too, need a larger bolus for my carbs.  I don't
> > know if this is common, or rare, but I know I need larger boluses for
> > for the same food at night.
> > --
> > Jack Granowski
> > email @ redacted
> > --
> > You only find complete unanimity in a cemetery.
> >  - Abel Aganbegyan
> 
> Have either of you tried changing or modifying your basal doses?
> Bob Hemus
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> He who expecteth nuthin' ain't never gonna be deceived.
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> Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 09:12:24 -0800
> From: Sam Skopp <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] newsreporter's Q
> 
> At 09:54 AM 11/2/2000 Claudia wrote:
>  >>>How would those of you who went into comas for dx have answered that Q?<<
> 
> Sounds like the typical stupid question that reporters seem to always ask. 
> It reminds me of the one that they always seem ask a grieving widow right 
> after some disaster: "How did you feel when you first heard about your 
> husband's death?"
> 
> Duh!! How do they think she felt. A truly insensitive and meaningless 
> question. The only purpose I can see is to elicit a lot of emotion for the 
> cameras to feed on. I think that some of these guys need to go back to 
> common decency school.
> 
> Sam
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