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Re: [IPp] pumper starting kindergarten



 Thank you. Your post made me fell better, because there are so many vairables
involved with giving a blous. I will have them call me everytime.

Connie Mom to Andrew (dx 12-99) and Brian  

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From: "Sandra Winkworth" <email @ redacted>
Reply-To: email @ redacted
Date:  Tue, 08 Jul 2003 08:11:43 -0400

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>Hi Connie,
>
>My 9 year old was diagnosed at 6, but we just started the pump in
>February.   Well, the nurse at my daughters school was not comfortable
>giving her insulin.   I find with my daughter there's not really a set
>rule to follow each time.  I'm not sure if all kids on the pump are that
>way.   There are so many factors to consider when giving a bolus.  It, as
>I'm sure you know, depends on what morning breakfast consisted of, her
>morning count, any snacks at school, her activity level that day etc.
>
>Anyway, how we handled it?   The nurse just called me every time.  I have
>a desk job so it was feasible to call me.  She was more comfortable with
>that and I was more relaxed with that also. 
>
>Some things she certainly didn't have to call me on, but she choose to. 
>The pump is a great tool and I wouldn't go back to
>injections....but....it's also a very dangerous tool if used
>incorrectly.   Don't take any chances with your son.  It's the nurses job
>to accomodate you and your son!
>
>>From: "Connie Borders" >Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>To: >Subject: Re: [IPp] pumper starting kindergarten >Date: Mon, 7 Jul
>2003 20:32:45 -0400 > >Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax
>deductible contributions. >Your donation of $10, $25, or more... just $1
>or $2 per month is >needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve
>you and the rest >of the diabetes community. Please visit: > >
>http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml > >Your annual contribution
>will eliminate this header from your IP mail > > If possible I would like
>to see the respones to this. My son will start >kindergarten this fall
>also. > >Connie mom to Andrew (dx 12-99) and Brian > > > ----------
>Original Message ----------------------------------son Liam, dx'd at >8
>months, has been pumping for 2 years in November. He > >starts (all day)
>kindergarten this September. We need to get a chart together > >for his
>teacher, who will be giving him his boluses, as a guide for units of >
>>insulin to carbs, etc... Can anyone e-mail us a example of what you
>provided > >to the school as a guide for diabetic care, and insulin > > >
>>The principal, the school nurse, and a couple of teachers have had
>training > >with a glucagon kit but no other diabetic trainging. We are
>going to meet with > >them in, with our area Minimed rep, do to a
>training session and general > >discussion about Liam's daily diabetic
>care. > > > >We would appreciate any input from those who have had to
>deal with this scary > >day of sending your > >little pumper off to
>school. > >please send reponses to us directly at email @ redacted
>> > > >thankyou > >Joel and Dianne , parents of Liam >
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