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Re: [IP] iv drips

Sara- I think the levels vary from person to person. I have never tolerated a bg
greater than 200 but have been able to hold a reasonable conversation with a bg of
5. jSometimes I'm fine at 30 and other times I'm having seizures at that level.
I've never been able to figure out the reason.    Sally

email @ redacted wrote:

> I have been reading this thread with interest and it makes me wonder....since
> I have never had to call 911 and never even passed out from a low in more than
> 24 years, but I have had plebotmoists GIVE up on finding veins which have a
> tendancy to suck and roll...what if I am passed out in the street, the EMT
> can't get an IV in and are not "certified" or whatever to give me
> glucagon...what happens?  Maybe they tuck some gel between my lip and gum, but
> my question is:  How long do you have from the time you pass out until you
> die?  What happens if your bloodsugar gets to 10?  What if your liver has
> depleted its stores of glycagen?  How fast will I die or be drain bamaged?
> Sara
> (whose work outs are down to $35 each - ya hoo!!!)
> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

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