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Re: [IP] Low after changing site



It is ok.....I think we have all had those days. I have been type 1 for 25
yrs. and on pump for 2. I still have those breakdown days and wish it were
something that I don't have to deal with. Keep a good attitude.  You are
allowed to have them on occation. Donny
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-----Original Message-----
From: Nita H. <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2000 9:40 AM
Subject: [IP] Low after changing site


>Jessica was high, 341, after school yesterday so she bolused to bring it
>down...pizza day at school :-)  When I got home she was still 338, so we
>changed her site.  She bolused 1 unit, which should have brought her down
to
>138 and had a low carb dinner of Toaster Scrambles (breakfast for dinner is
>popular at my house!) with a carb count of 28g for 2.  She bolused 1.4 for
>them, her carb ratio in the evening being 1:20 and as a side note her high
>bg bolus is 0.5 for every 100 points.  Anyway, she ate and went to bed to
>read.  At 9 pm she came and gave me a good night hug and kiss and went back
>to bed, got up a minute later and got her meter.  She said, Mom, I am still
>too high.  Then she tested......26!!!!  I grabbed my coke and gave it to
her
>and immediately retested her while she drank 30!!!!  I got her a Nutrigrain
>bar to eat also and sat with her on my bed while she ate and discussed her
>boyfriend and upcoming field trip.  Not a glaze in her eyes nor a tremble
in
>her hands to give this low away!  After 15 minutes she retested at 107 and
I
>sent her to bed where I promptly broke down afterwards.  not looking for
any
>real answers I guess, she almost always goes low after a site change, just
>needed to vent to people who understand.  Thanks for being there!
>
>Nita in Texas
>Mom of Jessica, age 8, diagnosed @ 9 months, pumping 2 1/2 years & Jarred,
>10
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