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Re: [IPp] pumping & using lantus too?



GABE??? Uh...um...I don't think so! ;) Sharon's son's name is steven! :o)

Pam C*
Wife to Bobby
Mom to Taylor (9) dx.4/98 pumping~MM508~10/01
and Chloe (5)


On Friday, June 28, 2002, at 02:33 PM, Michael wrote:

>> steven has been pumping since sept, and we are still having sticking
>> issues. we have tried everything that has been recommended,
>> including everything on the list at IP. yesterday, at the pool, his
>> site came out, even tho it was held in place with mastisol. within 3
>> hours, he had large ketones, and was feeling like crap. yes, i gave
>> him an injection when the site came out, but obviously it wasnt
>> enough. we spend every day at the beach/pool, and i am going to
>> shoot myself. i want to givehim lantus for most of his basal, and
>> just let the minimum basal thru in the pump, and use his pump for
>> bolusing, and to cover his need for much more insulin at nite. endo
>> said to try it.... what do you all think? --
>
> You need to work on the "sticking" problem. Others have solved it
> successfully. Gabe is not the only kid (or adult for that matter)
> that spends lots of time in the water. Stick to it (no pun intended
> -- well maybe a little one :-)  and you will solve the problem.
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