[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IPk] Pumps and travelling

On Thu, 07 Dec 2000, you wrote:
>I have just had my first time zone change experience with the pump -
>it all went very smoothly.  What I did was change to US time on landing (day
>time flight) and then, on the return, I had my evening meal bolus, ate my
>meal and then two hours later changed to UK time - otherwise I would have
>missed out on my higher overnight basals if I had changed time on landing.
>Not sure if this is following the guidance to the letter, but it worked for
>me, so I am happy!

Hi Audrey
I'd be interested to know in more detail what you did (basal wise -
food and boluses shouldn't be affected by the time zone - the beauty of the
pump!) e.g. your normal basal rates, the time difference you encountered
and at what times you made the changes.
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
help SUPPORT Insulin Pumpers http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml