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Re: [IPp] Waterplay off pump



I think this is good advice.  Keep in mind that active water play can lower bg
quite a bit and for quite awhile afterwards.  On the other hand, standing in
line for long periods while waiting to get on a water ride, and then sitting
in a water ride, are a different story.  
MaryMom of Dan, 20, dx 01, pumping cozmo 03, dexcom 09

--- On Mon, 5/9/11, email @ redacted <email @ redacted> wrote:

From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IPp] Waterplay off pump
To: email @ redacted
Date: Monday, May 9, 2011, 9:57 PM

Heather
Since the pump isn't water proof you could try the following:
 1.When disconnecting give half of expected missed basal as a bolus up front
plus any correction needed. The additional activity should help increase the
insulin effectiveness. (This is what Sarah and most kids do at Camp sweeney.)
On
reconnecting give any adjustment and if bgs are high give a bit extra on top
especially if a while off pump. Carry the pump in an Otter Box which will
keep
it dry and accessible to reconnect when possible. Also carry some shots so if
she's really high, a shot will work quicker. Probably 2 hour intervals would
be
ideal for her to test and give mini boluses to replace the lost basal.
 We kept Sarah going like this all day. The Otter Box will also keep blood
testing kit, glucose tabkets and strips dry, but you may need 2 (one for
pump).
They're great because they float. We bought bright yellow for visibility.
 You can also get water tight pouches, which might help against splash type
actvities rather than full emerged.
 Her goal for the trip is to have fun and keep safe, so don't expect perfect
bgs.
 Karen. Mum to Sarah age 14 dxd 13yrs and 1day. Also hypothyroid. Animas 2020
and Dexcomsevenplus
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