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Re: [IP] Question re pumping while on a white water raft trip

> Could someone please give my husband some advice?  He is new to the
> pump and will be going white water rafting on the Deep Gorge River
> in Fayetteville, WV next Saturday and had some questions.  He was
> wondering, because of all the exercise he will be getting, would it
> be better to take the pump out of him to avoid going to low and
> using shots for the duration of the trip (about 6 hours)????  Or,
> what would be a good basal rate for extended periods of exercise? 
> Does anyone have any experience in this?  He is about 5'11" and 230
> pounds, very muscular.  I'm not sure what his current basal and
> bolus rate is.

>From a couple of years ago, 14yo about 100# -- simply used an 
injection of R (into the infusin set of course) to cover the 
disconnect period. Our trip was not strenuous, so no adjustments were 
made for a reduced basal level. You're on your own there :-)
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