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Re: [IPk] Bank Holidat Monday



Hi Jackie,
what are the symptoms of coeliac disease? Are they similar to IBS? If this
is the case, and I've heard most people with IBS benefit from a wheat-free
diet, how is a differential diagnosis made? Did both your kids have to have
an endoscopy?

Zoe


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jackie Jacombs" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pump List" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 11:37 AM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Bank Holidat Monday


> Hi John
>
>
> It is probably easier psychologically that both have coeliac as a least
they
> both have to put up with the same restrictions.  I dread the thought of
going
> on holiday though with a suitcase load of GF food though.  They both have
a
> big moan together when we go to the supermaket about the things that they
> can't
> have that have not got a GF subtitute like crossiants and lovely fresh
granary
> bread and crumpets.  I did have a go at making GF hot cross buns but for
all
> the effort put into making them I didnt feel they were worth it.  They
were a
> bit hard and dense.  Still, it made the twins feel like they weren't
missing
> out.
>
> When Sasha ate extra chocolate I went back to using Actrapid injected at
the
> same time as she ate this seemed to work out OK.  We use Novorapid mostly
now.
> I did once make the mistake last year when she wanted an ice-cream one hot
day
> after school and her bg was a little on the high side. I gave some
Actrapid
> and made her wait a 30 minutes, big  mistake!!! Of course the insulin got
> there first.
>
>
> Jackie
>
>
> > Hi Jackie -
> >
> > Sorry to hear that Sasha's sister also has coeliac disease. Never rains
but
> > pours.
> >
> > I had a reasonably chocolatey Easter. I tend to bolus 2/3 of the insulin
> > straight away, and the final 1/3 maybe 2 hours later. I'm told the fat
> > content slows the carbohydrate absorbtion down substantially.
> >
> > John
> >
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