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Re: [IP] Adjusting basal rates for surgery



Yessi,
 
I can't comment on your question.   I'm sure they'd remove the  pump for 
the day.  Consult your CDE.  But more importantly, Best of  Luck!
 
 
In a message dated 2/21/2014 2:15:00 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
email @ redacted writes:

Ask the  doctors what they suggest. When I had my abdominal surgery they 
were
afraid  it would get in the way and switched me over to injections for the  
day.

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> On Feb 21, 2014, at 1:51 PM, Yessi  Pal <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I'm getting a  hysterectomy and bladder surgery this Monday.  Can anyone
> suggest  how to adjust my basal rates for this?  I've heard to reduce them
>  by 50%.  Any tips you could give me on this whole process would be  
great.
> I've never had surgery or full anesthesia before.
>  
> Thanks!
> Yessi
> Minimed Paradigm 522
> .
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