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[IP] success with dual waves, nurses, explaining the pump
Hi again! On the subject of school nurses, mine is one of the ones that
needs to get a clue!! She keeps asking me why I don't need to take insulin
before sports and then wanted me to give her permission to use an insulin
pen if I was unconscious!!! Yikes! This is the same one who wanted me to
drive home, take my insulin, and come back to school when the nurses office
was locked because I "Couldn't" have needles outside the nurses office.
fortunately or unfortunately, she doesn't quite realize that the pump
doesn't check bgs, so for now I'm getting away with testing in class!! yea!
Also, since I started pumping ( 5 days!!) none of my teachers noticed
until I told them, but I've had about 20 kids ask me why I'm wearing a
beeper :) One person even asked me where she could get one of those cool
beepers since she saw someone else with one. ..turns out she knows the
other pumper at my school.
And did I mention that I love this thing? I've been walking around with
bgs in the 80's!! And, I had my first piece of cake in FOREVER yesterday and
used the dual wave bolus: started at 82 and two hours after the bolus ended
I was 87!! Had an ice cream sundae today while meeting two other pumpers .
. .we'll see how that goes! Here's wishing good bgs to all of the pumpers
out there. --Gianna, happily pumping
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