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Re: [IP] speaking with the anesthesiologist

Good luck tomorrow Jan.

At 06:05 PM 10/22/01, you wrote:
>Per instructions from this list (I *think* Tom Beatson) I requested to talk
>to the anesthesiologist before tomorrow's surgery. They said (very
>reluctantly) they'd know who Friday. No call. Today I went for labs and the
>nurse had to go over my answers to their sheet. I said again that I wanted
>to talk to him and a CDE told me who he'd be. She got ahold of him and came
>to where I was and we talked about 15-20 min.  I had a pumping guidelines
>for hospital admission (8 pages) to give him and he wanted me to go on my
>mdnt-6 a.m. basal (0.4). After my dawn phenomenon basal (6-9 a.m. of 1.0)
>and surgery is at 10:45 he I did agree to go to 0.5. I did warn him it will
>beep 3x on the hour to remind of temp. basal rate.  He was pleased and
>wanted to know if he could accidentally push something and it would give me
>insulin. I showed him the steps (507C) and assured him he'd have to do the
>sequences right and that would be highly unlikely.
>So, I don't know at this time when I'll be able to type again so keep
>pumping along. (~_^)
>Jan (62 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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>(including an album of the EVOLUTION OF PUMPS)
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