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Re: [IPp] Re: pop statistics ?



Barbara,
I'm not familiar with Novalog.  What is the difference between that and the
Humolog?
Carol
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----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 12:43 AM
Subject: [IPp] Re: pop statistics ?


> In a message dated 4/24/02 7:58:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> M> smom,
> > HbA1c's in the 5 & 6's?  We haven't been anything other than 8, 9, or 10
in
> > a year.  What's your secert?  My son is 13 yr. old, diagnosed a yr. ago
and
> > we've been fiddling with amt. of Humolog & Lantus every week.  He still
> > bounces around.  I'm hoping to get him on a pump soon, but have one Endo
> > who
> > says he has to have better control first.  Recently have gone to a new
> > Endo.
> > and hope to get on pump soon, but we're still fiddling with amts.  Any
> > advice?
> > Could use some.  I'm frustrated!
>
> Carol, of course you are frustrated and probably a bit depressed about it
> too.  I know I was.
> Claire's HbA1c pre-pump were always around 10, and one not long after her
> being ill for a couple of weeks, was 11.  We had moved back to Canada from
> the UK to get her on a pump.  So then  the hospital said she needed to
have
> better control before she could start a pump.  DUH!!!  Why did they think
I
> wanted a pump???  I quickly found a new endo and hospital, thank goodness,
> who said she could start pumping right away, after a session with the
nurse
> and dietician to review carb counting etc.  I was very well prepared for
> pumping, I would have started her myself, which is legal in Canada.
>      Now with her recent switch to Novolog, we have days and days of
in-range
> numbers.  Its so incredible that now I consider a 180 a really high
> number--18 months ago I was very happy to see a 180 and not a 360 bg.
>      So hang in there, things will be better with a pump.  And its a
> difficult age, your son is probably eating lots, growing,  etc.
>
> Barbara, Mum of Claire born 4/94; dx 4/97; pumping with H-tron, Quick-sets
> (and now Novolog) 4/01
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