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Re: [IPp] insulin being held?



Iam really careful when I correction Kaycee at night.  It sometimes takes 3
hours to bring her down into range.  I always think that insulin has a
cumulative effect especially if there is no food with it. How long do you
wait between bolusing?  Maryann
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave and Pam Taynor" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 8:31 PM
Subject: [IPp] insulin being held?


> We have been pumping for three weeks now, but new things keep happening to
> us.  My daughter had a series of mild highs (all in the 200's) overnight.
I
> bolused to bring her down twice with little change.  I didn't bolus the
> third time, but she was in the same area at breakfast time.  2 hours after
> breakfast she was 44.  Could the insulin from the earlier boluses been
held
> or trapped somewhere and suddenly all gone into her with the larger
> breakfast bolus?
>
> This was the second day of a site that seemed to be working fine and her
> sites have been lasting 3+ days.
>
> This has happened once before, where I couldn't bring down mild highs over
a
> long time and then boom, she goes low for no reason I could figure out.
>
> For the most part switching to pumping has been fairly easy.  We were
> already counting carbs.  Michelle is not happy with insertions, even with
> emla.  But they are preferable to 4+ shots a day.  And we brought back the
> sticker chart we used when she was first diagnosed last year.  That seems
to
> have helped too.
>
> Thanks!
> Pam Taynor
> Mommy to Kristy 7 and Michelle 4 (dxd 10/01, pumping 10/02)
> Raleigh, NC
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