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Re: [IP] 15 carbs to treat lows.



Personally, I like ShockTarts, they are chewy and not as hard to chew as the
sweetarts!  :)  <G>


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David  Type 1  LADA  (who LOVES his MiniMed 507c Insulin Pump!)
Assimilated into the Borg Collective on May 3, 1999, at 1200 hours
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 1999 11:15 AM
Subject: [IP] 15 carbs to treat lows.


> Hi everyone.....
>
> We have found that sweet tarts, which contain dextrose are great for
treating lows.
> We use 6 - 9 sweet tarts depending on how low she is.
> 9 sweet tarts = 15 carbs. Michelle get major hungry when she goes low, so
she eats the sweet tarts, then whatever other food she wants. We add up all
the carbs, wait 15 minutes then bolus for the extra food.
>
> Sweet tarts are stashed everywhere for us. (but not in the butter
dish.......)
>
> Gaye (Michelle age 11, our pump girl)
>
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