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Re: [IP] Re: lows at night

At 01:18 PM 10/31/03 -0600, you wrote:
>>>Tom Beatson posted:
>Get him an alarm clock that is loud enough to wake him, and then he
>should learn what times to set it for so he will get up during the
>night and test his BG before it drops too low. Sure, it interrupts his
>sleep, but that's better than the other alternative.<<
>Hi Tom,
>I wouldn't have any problem with him losing sleep but we haven't been able 
>to find an alarm clock that is loud enough to wake him.  If it sits beside 
>his bed, he reaches over and turns it off without waking up.  If it sits 
>where he has to get out of bed, he just sleeps right through it.  We've 
>let it ring for 15 minutes at a time before one of us...my husband, my 
>other son, or I...finally turns it off.  If he didn't have mom and dad as 
>a back-up to his alarm clock, he'd probably adjust to hearing and waking 
>to its alarm.  At least that's what we're hoping for since he starts 
>college next fall!
>Cindy, mom to 17 y/o Noah

Get a clock radio with an alarm.  Turn the volume up.  Put it somewhere 
where he has to get out of bed to shut it off.   That should do the trick.

(who sleeps through Tornadoes).
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