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Re: [IPp] Fast Food



Why did you switch to the pump? How do you like it and how long have you
been pumping? My daughter is starting the pump next week and I am a wreck
about the whole thing.
Lori
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Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: [IPp] Fast Food


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> I just wanted to add my 2 cents....
> Our son AJ has been Type 1 for over 11 years. We have never insisted on
Diet
> pop or limited his eating in any way. The way we were "schooled" in
diabetes
> management was to let kids eat whatever they want, especially if they are
> hungry - count the carbs and "cover" with the correct amount of insulin.
His
>  HbA1C's have been below 7.0 for over 10 years. He is 14 now and we have
never
> had
> issues with food of any kind. He is on an insulin pump now but before he
went
> on the pump we would just give extra shots for any extra carbs he wished
to
> consume.  We would always say "you can have whatever you want, but you
need to
> "cover" "  and he always would give an extra shot or two depending on what
he
> wanted to eat.
>
> Just thought I would add another way of managing diabetes that has worked
for
> us all of these years.
> Any thoughts out there?
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