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Re: [IPp] MDI & Mood Swings



 WOW so glad to here all that! give your daughter a hug 
for me!!
 Barb
> In a message dated 2/15/2002 7:11:09 PM Mountain Standard Time, 
> email @ redacted writes:
> 
> > I'm curious about your daughters mood swings. <snip>
> >  I am hoping the pump 
> >  will help smooth his emotions out. I have been told not 
> >  to expect any miracles but if it has helped other kids I 
> >  can still have a reason to hope!!
> 
> My daughter was always really easy going -- from when she was a baby until 
> about 9 months before diagnosis.  Then, it was like all the stories you hear 
> about teens -- only she was a 9 year old instead of 13 or 15.  Mood swings 
> like I couldn't believe -- From angry & mouthy to crying & miserable in the 
> blink of an eye.   Even after dx, we couldn't tie the swings to her BG levels 
> -- it was just as crazy-making for her as it was for me.  
> 
> But, it was literally days after she started pumping that she said that (1) 
> "I'm NEVER going back to shots!" and (2) "I didn't know diabetes made me feel 
> so crappy until I didn't feel crappy any more!" . . . And I got my easy-going 
> daughter back.  
> 
> So, along with better A1c's, fewer lows, and a more normal life, pumping was 
> also a "cure" for the mood swings that *I* attrribute to the daily BG swings 
> that were a part of the inevitable peaks and valleys of her BG levels that 
> came along with the NPH . . .
> 
> Lyndy
> Pumpmama to Katie, happily pumping with her Animas pump "Elvis" since 6-1-01 
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