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Re: [IPp] Too many blood tests

> Has anyone else had this problem?  My 7 year old daughter wants to
> test her blood sugar all the time.  We are averaging 10 or more a
> day.  While she's in school she tests around 4 times.  She says she
> feels low but she has rarely been low lately.  We started on the
> insulin pump last week and the frequent testing is good but I worry
> about her fingertips and the disruption at school when she tests.
> This frequent testing started a few months ago, before she started
> on the pump. Any thoughts, advice?  E.O.

Consider yourself lucky that she is so diligent. Also, make sure 
you're using the BD ultra-fine lancets. They do far less damage than 
a standard lancet. You can just barely feel them and they rarely even 
leave a mark you can see or feel within a few hours.

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