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Re: [IPp] Glucogon at School



Jonathan Bolus's himself too.  He always has an adult to the calculation and
then supervise the bolus, but he does it himself.

Susan

Marisa Schmidt wrote:

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> Cindy,
>
> My son has been bolusing himself since he started pumping 9 months ago, just
> 2 months shy of his 8th birthday.  I write what his bolus will be on a
> little post-it note.  Even though he does not bolus the same amount
> everyday, he has never once made a mistake.  I think your daughter will do
> fine too.
> Good luck,
> Marisa
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cindy Lattimer" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2002 10:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [IPp] Glucogon at School
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> > Dear Beverly,
> >
> > Our school always has a nurse.  If our regular nurse should be sick, then
> > they would have a substitute nurse to replace her.  Jessy just happens to
> > go to gym in the morning, and if, by chance the nurse were to leave her
> > post, she would bring the walkie talkie with her.  I am quite confident
> > with the nurse, she is young and fit, and more importantly, cares about
> > Jessy on a personal level (her daughter and my Jessy are friends.)
> >
> > We are trying to get Jessy to do her snack bolus by herself in the
> > classroom without the nurses involvement because, that would be just one
> > more time she would need to go there unnecessarily.  She will always be
> > bolusing the same, so it is a no brainer.  The nurse seems to be OK with
> > it as long as there are no legal issues, which there aren't, so I am
> > pretty sure this will work out fine.  Once this acclimation period is
> > over, Jessy will only need to go to the nurse after lunch to bolus, when
> > she is over 180- to bolus,  when she is under 80 (after she eats
> > something, of course), and on gym days before and after gym so that she
> > can drop her stuff off in the nurses office and pick it back up, so she
> > will just test there, especially since the nurses office is right next to
> > the gym.  I can't wait until the 30 days are up.  Jessy can't either.
> >
> > Thanks for being there, Beverly, and being concerned, it really does mean
> > so much to me that all the way from Texas, you are watching out for my
> > precious little peanut.
> >
> > Cindy, pump mom to Jessy (8) dx 1/02, Julie (3)non diab. and Trevor
> > (1)non diab.>From: email @ redacted >Reply-To:
> > email @ redacted >To:
> > email @ redacted >Subject: Re: [IPp] Glucogon at
> > School >Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 09:33:05 EDT > >Insulin Pumpers is made
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> > annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail > >In a
> > message dated 9/8/02 8:27:10 AM Central Daylight Time,
> > >email @ redacted writes: > > > > Our school has the walkie talkies,
> > therefor I did not push the glucagon > > issue. My battle was mostly for
> > the testing in the classroom. We are > > trying to figure out now if
> > Jessy will be allowed to bolus for at least > > her snack (It will always
> > be a 15 carb snack, therefor she will always be > > bolusing 1.0, a no
> > brainer, and I think the nurse has realized just how > > ridiculous this
> > all is to make Jessy go to the her so often.) I really > > don't mind her
> > bolusing for lunch in the nurses office, Jessy does > > because she is
> > missing out on quality recess time, but we are trying to > > work it out
> > with the teacher's to let her go earlier to bolus, so she > > doesn't
> > have to miss out. > > > >Cindy, did you make sure there is always someone
> > around who can give >glucagon? even when the nurse is gone? Jess should
> > be able to bolus for snack >with the nurse....our nurse goes to Mary
> > except for lunch and Mary leaves a >little early to stop by her office
> > but Mary can start doing it in class >anytime she wishes....btw, our
> > school has 1200 and counting so she is very >busy and has another D
> > child...good luck! >Beverly >-*******---******* >Beverly, Mom to Mary,
> > NINE!!, dx'd 9/97, pumping with Animas and Nick, who is >now ten!
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