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Impaired glucose storage Re: [IPk] Airline food

Oh Di, this reminds me--I have a theory.

No idea how accurate this is, so will run it past some doctors at the next 
conference I attend, but I think it's plausible that because type 1 impairs 
the way the body stores up sugar in the liver for future use, maybe you wind 
up secreting less glucose from your liver if you don't eat with relative 

I got this idea from the American Diabetes Association meeting in June, 
where I heard Geremia Bolli (Italy) discuss how a type 1 in a 
just-had-a-meal state can respond physiologically to hypoglycemia only about 
as well as a non-diabetic subject in a fasting state. Which is to say, not 
particularly well. [N.B. This was not in the Amiel/Kerr session--different 

Anyone have any thoughts?

Type 1 11+ years; MiniMed pumper 7.5 years; Animas pumper 8 months

----Original Message Follows----
From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
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Subject: Re: [IPk] Airline food
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 13:24:08 +0100

Hi Jackie
I've found the same thing pumping - that if I eat very little - or nothing - 
in the evening, I need to reduce my basal overnight. it doesn't happen at 
other times of day and I don't really know why it happens, as my overnight 
basals do seem to be correct. I just put it down to "general weirdness" :-)
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