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Re: [IPk] Pumps and Travelling

Hi Audrey,

that is absolutely brilliant.  How soon after you got your pump did you have 
all your different basal levels sorted?


>From: "Audrey Sheal, SE Grampian" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: "'email @ redacted'" <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IPk] Pumps and Travelling
>Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 11:49:46 -0000
>Sorry about the slow reply - work seems to have taken on 16 hour day,
>pre-Xmas proportions.
>My usual basal is:
>12:00 - 3:00 - 1.2u
>3:00 - 6:30 - 1.5u
>6:30 - 8:30 - 0.6u (when I am exercising - still coming down!)
>8:30 - midnight - 1.1u
>Flying out, I left the UK at 1:00pm - had lunch (4u), an afternoon tea
>(somewhat glamorised term!) (2u) and then landed in Detroit at 9:00pm our
>time.  Changed my pump time to reflect local time (-5hrs).  I then had my
>evening meal bolus (7u - lots of Oreos!) at 8:00pm local time.  BG's all 
>varied from 5m/m - 8m/m.
>For coming back, I left Detroit at 6:00pm - had evening meal (5u) at 
>and then changed my pump time to UK time (+5hrs) at about 8:30pm.  Then
>landed into UK at 7:00am UK time - with a BG of 5.6m/mol.
>I did not actually change the basal rates only delivery times.
>If that does not make sense, please do get in touch.
>IDDM 20 yrs
>Minimed pumper - 9 weeks
> > 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.
> > Thanks
> > Di
> >
> >
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