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Re: [IPp] Calling any boy scouts who pump?



----- Original Message -----
From: "Carol Mulligan" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, May 26, 2002 11:31 AM
Subject: [IPp] Calling any boy scouts who pump?


> We've only been pumping since Monday, but already Devin's BG's are so much
> better.  Last night I checked twice and he was 125 & 131.  Hey!!  His
daytime
> Bg's are looking pretty good too.  With the help of his Animas palm pilot,
> Devin is calculating his own boluses and bolusing himself.  I signed him
up
> for boy scout camp in a couple of weeks.  Unfortunately, I can't go.  One
of
> the adults going is an EMT, though.  Plus, they have a nurse there.  My
> questions are this:
>
> 1) should Devin use the temporary basal rate to lower his basal during the
day
> or
>
> 2) should I set up a different basal program for him at camp?
>
> 3)  I don't think there will be anyone to check him at night - I don't
want
> him to go high and wet the sleeping bag ( all the bedding wetting as
stopped
> since pumping!!!), but I don't want him to go low either.  Suggestions?
>
> Devin will be working on his lifesaving merit badge (disconnecting) and
doing
> alot of walking around camp.  He seems OK with going on his own, but I'm
> nervous about it.
>
> Carol
> email @ redacted
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