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Re: [IP] blood sugar fluctuations



on 9/30/00 7:22 PM, pclark at email @ redacted wrote:

> I have a HgA1c of 5.4. To obtain that, blood sugars frequently range from
> the 30's to the 300's. I am interested in the pump to address that wide
> frequent fluctuation. My exercise is predictable daily, food is weighed and
> carbohydrates are counted , with no exception. I have the beginning signs of
> kidney disease, and want to stop the extreme b.s. fluctuations. I take
> Ultralente twice a day and Humalog for meals and high blood sugars. Has
> anyone had similar experiences? and has the pump helped? I am more
> interested in precise control than in social flexibility.
> 
> Victoria
> type 1 diabetes for 29 years
> 
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I had similar fluctuations in my blood sugars before the pump. For me the
pump has really stopped that to a large degree as I now rarely go above 160
(even after meals) or below 60.

Peter
-- 
Peter
Dx - 1972
MM508 - 5/2000



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