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Re: [IPp] Summer Heat

I have read, but not tried it, that Frio has a cold pack that fits on the
pump to help in this type of weather.  You might google Frio and see what
you find.  

Kristen - mom of Katie (14), Joe (12) and Will (10, dxd 3/05, pumping Cosmo
since 1/06!!)

On 7/27/06 4:46 PM, "Eric Cohen" <email @ redacted> wrote:

> We have been having lots of problems with Natalie in the summer heat. She is
> 3 = and has been on the Animas 1250 since January (diagnosed last August).
> We have a summer place in Sonoma County and the temperature is generally in
> the high 90s this time of year. Two weeks ago we were out at a playground
> for an hour or two and that night she was sky-high. It seems that the
> insulin got cooked, because things didnt get better until we changed the
> cartridge that night. Then this past weekend, we were at the pool and pretty
> much the same thing happened  she was up around 450 at one point!
> The whole thing is too much of a crisis for my wife and me. Does anyone have
> these problems with the heat? What strategies do you use? We are thinking
> about whether we would be better off switching to injections and
> Humalog/Lantus (if its even possible to go back and forth).
> Any thoughts or ideas would be appreciated.
> Eric Cohen
> .
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