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Re: [IP] Starting Pump



The CDE that will train you on your pump, will set
your basil rates with your doctor. Stop worrying, it
will all work out just fine you will see.
Everyone is nervous before they get hooked up, then
they wonder how they ever lived without their pump.
You will do just fine.
sherree
--- email @ redacted wrote:
> Ok everyone!  What happens when I start the pump
> next week?
> Let us say I have followed my usual and customary
> regimen using 25 U
> of R and 10 NPH at breakfast, 20 R at lunch and 25 R
> at dinner then 45
> U of NPH at bedtime.  What will happen when I get
> hooked up at 2 pm
> that day?  How will I know how much Insulin I must
> take or NOT take
> due to the previous days series of injections.  Is
> there anything such
> as a 'washout' time before starting the pump. 
> Should I anticipate any
> real lows, highs(but then I have highs all the
> time).  Just multiple
> questions that are now flooding my little brain. 
> Can't keep calling
> the CDE's and my peer group of fellow docs for
> information.  They are
> beginning to question my medical abilities at this
> time : )
> I am questioning my abilities!  Hey!  Endo is not my
> specialty.
> Lurline
> 
>
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