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Re: [IPk] new pump user



Thank you very much for your useful comments- every bit of extra knowledge
about using the pump helps.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Seitler" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2000 9:56 AM
Subject: Re: [IPk] new pump user


> I have also found that the effect of one unit can vary . It varies based
on
> your BG at the time. Similarly I have found you may need the traditional
> bedtime snack if you are a bit lowish say below 5.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: stuart.bradley <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 9:56 PM
> Subject: [IPk] new pump user
>
>
> > I have been reading all the e-mails with great interest.  I have been on
a
> > minimed 508 for four weeks now, but I could do with some advice.  I have
> > found that 1 unit is too much for 15 g of charbohydrate at some times of
> the
> > day - and not enough for other times of the day - have other people
found
> > this.  Also, I have been having low BG's which come on an hour after
> having
> > a slightly raised one of ...say 9.4...  I was told on a pump this
wouldn't
> > happen -   am I doing something wrong?  Having said all that - I think
it
> is
> > much better than being on 4 to 5 injections a day - I certainly have
> better
> > control than I did. I have also noticed that there is an alternative
pump
> on
> > the market - what is it called?
> >
> >
> > Lydia Bradley
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