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Re: [IP] starting pump/carb counting ?

>  Pump training starts this week and I have a few questions about
>  carb 
> counting. 
> I have just started carb counting and it is much easier then the
> exchange diet. My question is this: I have the delayed digestion
> problem and most nights when I fix my plate and start eating my
> stomic gets so upset that I can not finish what is on my plate.When
> I start on the pump I am scared that my b/s will go low because of
> not being able to finish my dinner.Will I be able to correct things
> or should I stock up on things to fix low b/s ?

If you have delayed digestion, there is no reason to bolus until 
after you have eaten, you may even want to use a square wave bolus to 
extend the insulin administration to match your gastro needs. Talk to 
your endo about this as he may have some specific advice based on 
gastro emptying times.


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