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Re: [IP] Basal question (long!)



Please make sure I get any responses to this-I too could learn from this-my
endo. has never allowed me to make changes to my own pump I've decided to
take control myself and need to learn as much as I can.  Thanks Marilyn
Carol T.
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 10:29 AM
Subject: [IP] Basal question (long!)


> After being up every hour last night I have a question.  My 14 year old
son
> began pumping over 2 months ago and his sugars were great til he started
> school.  Now they'll be in the 200s at lunch and mid-afternoon and will
climb
> all night.  He will wake up in the upper 100s or low 200s.  He is on 1.5
all
> day until 3 a.m.- 8 a.m.  At this time he is on 1.8.  Last night I decided
he
> should change from 1.5 to 1.6.  He went to bed at 10 p.m. 119.  His sugars
> were going down every hour after that.  At 1 a.m. it was 83 and I was
worried
> so he drank 6 oz. of juice.  At 2:45 a.m. it was 93 so I gave him 2
glucose
> tabs.  He woke up 101!  My question is:  1.6 seems too high and 1.5 is too
> low.  What do you all think?  He kept his pump going at 1.6 for the
daytime
> so we'll see how it goes.  I think he should keep it at 1.6 (if all goes
well
> today)  until 10 p.m. then go to 1.5 til the 3 a.m. 1.8 kicks in. Any
> opinions?
>   Marilyn
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