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Re: [IP] Top 10 Reasons to Pump



Jennifer Sutherland wrote:

> It may be very easy to give yourself a 'stick' and run, but the constant
> having to snack and eat to "feed" the insulin is part of the main problem.
>
> Some folks cannot rely on a set schedule everyday and it's heck going to a
> dinner to make music, thinking that you too will be fed, but the "help"
> fends for themselves AFTER the dinner is finished........Meanwhile, your
> injection is bringing you lower, and lower, and lower.......
>
> On the pump I can now just carry on and bolus when I eat.
>
> Only problem I had was I accidently cracked a glass cartridge and had a high
> bg----6 1/2 years ago!!  Another time, I placed my infusion set into scar
> tissue and my dogs woke me to a bg of 487...last year.
>
> I've pumped for 7 years and have had no unremediable problems with my pump.
> No ER, No EMS, No Infections 'down below' (a common ailment whist on MDI).
>
> Give it a go! You just might LOVE it.
> Pommy Mommy,
> Jenny S.----With her bright blue "Hip-Hop" DEX!----and Desa.
>
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Interesting comment about having to eat.  I am never hungry and eat minimally
but managed to gain 80+ pounds in the last years on these massive units of
Insulin.  Can't be food so it has got to be all that Insulin.
Lurline



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