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Re: [IPp] PUBERTY - HELP???



Hi Alice,
  If he won't carry glucagon with him you could try slipping in a small tube 
of frosting gel - someone else could rub this into his cheeks/gums if he 
ever had a severe low and wasn't able to eat the glucose tabs. One syringe 
could also be slipped into his pocket in case of a pump malfuction (he could 
draw insulin out of his pump tubing for a correction dose if needed). I'm 
not looking forward to the teenage years - of course we have a long way to 
go since my son's only 3.
Good luck!
Cathy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: [IPp] PUBERTY - HELP???
>
> Thanks for the tips everyone.  Brian has been carrying the same  supplies 
> as
> your kids in a small black Kipling bag.  But he is starting  high school, 
> and
> does not want to carry the bag anymore.  Thank goodness  that cargo pants 
> and
> shorts are part of his school uniform.
>
> Has anyone seen the "Sidekick"?  It is a glucose meter basically the  size 
> of
> a tube of strips with the strips inside and the meter on the cap.   They 
> sell
> it online and in drug stores.  It seems to be as accurate as any  of the
> bigger meters.
>
> For a short outing Brian will take the Sidekick, a poker with some 
> lancets,
> 4 glucose tablets and an ID card with phone numbers in a little bag we 
> bought
> from PumpWearInc.com that clips on to his belt loop.  His pump and  cell
> phone are in his pockets.  But then he does not have his Glucagon or  any 
> pump
> supplies, which is what we fight about.
>
> Alice
> .
.
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