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Re: [IPp] untethering



I'm glad I'm not the only one who doesn't know what "unterthering" is...LOL
Amy
Enjoy the little things, for one day you
may look back and realize they were
the big things.  ~Robert Brault

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brigid & Chuck Gifford" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [IPp] untethering
>
> What is "untethering"?
>
> Brigid Gifford, mom to Phoebe (10, dx9/11/03, pumping since 6/19/06),
> Sydney(12), and Charlie(8)
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jamie Anderson" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 10:50 AM
> Subject: RE: [IPp] untethering
>>
>> Hi Stacy,
>> Why did you choose to do untethering???  Can you remind me how that
> works??
>>  Jamie Anderson-mom to Zachary(13 Dx 7/05 and pumping since 8/05), 
>> Cleo(10
> Dx
>> 3/04 and pumping since 11/04), Jamison(7), and Addalyn(1)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email @ redacted
>> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of
>> email @ redacted
>> Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 10:44 AM
>> To: email @ redacted
>> Subject: Re: [IPp] PUBERTY - HELP???
>>
>> Debbie,
>> Just try to remember my mantra..
>> ." The only consistent thing about diabetes is the  inconsistency"...
>> Jesse at 14 is all over the place due to hormones too...He grew 6 inches
> in
>> the last year, is now 6 ft tall, and his endo says he isnt finished 
>> yet...
>>  His I:C ratios are :
>> Breakfast 1:8
>> lunch, dinner etc.. 1:10
>> active bolus 1:14
>>
>> Basals before he started untethering last week were:
>> 12am    1.1
>> 5am      1.35   ( gotta love that dawn  phenomenom...
>> 9am      1.1
>> 8pm      1.35
>>
>> Stacey
>>
>>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I really need help.
>>
>> My son is 13 and is  definitely in puberty.  But I am trying to 
>> understand
> the
>> inconsistency  of his numbers as of late.  Some days his numbers are
> great,
>> others no  pattern at all.  The other night I checked him at 2 am and his
> bg
>> was  99.  That morning he awoke at 86.  Great!!  Last night, BG at 146
> awoke
>> at
>> 220.  No difference at all in anything we are doing from one  day to the
> next.
>> Site is fine, pump is working.  I have noticed this  over and over again.
>> Just
>> about the time I am wanting to adjust his  middle of the night basals, he
> has
>> a
>> "normal" reading.  Which makes me  fearful that he'll go low if I adjust.
> I
>> know these are some of the  woes of diabetes, but I feel I am constantly
>> second
>> guessing myself  here.
>> Also, would like to know what some of the rest of the early teens are
> doing
>> as
>> far as insulin to carb ratios and bolus patterns.  Kendall's  insulin to
> carb
>> ratios are:
>>
>> b'fast  - 1u for 7 gr.
>> lunch - 1 u  for 9 gr.
>> dinner - 1 u for 10 gr.
>>
>> Some days these numbers work great,  other days not.
>>
>> basal pattern - 12 am 1.3; 6 am .9; 12 pm .8; 3pm .65; 9  pm 1.0
>>
>>
>> Debbie Crawford
>> Elberton, GA
>> Mom to Kristin, 19; Kelsey,  16 and Kendall, 13 (dx'd 11/99; pumping
> Cozmo
>> 4/03)
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