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Re: [IPk] Insulin/ pumps and airports



I find the weather really affects my sugars! 
 The airport hasn't affected my pump. Have you changed what you have for
breakfast?! I find it really difficult to find something that doesn't make me
high then crash?!

Emma 

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 > On 9 Dec 2013, at 17:19, Belinda Washington <email @ redacted>
wrote:
> 
> Hi Marc,
> 
> What do you do with your pump when you're at the airport?
> 
> Did you develop a sore throat / cough infection on either flight?
> 
> Did you correct?
> 
> Did you run a temp basal?
> 
>> On 9 Dec 2013, at 17:13, MarcT <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> I guess this has come up before but...  I've just started a second spell of
>> remarkably odd blood sugar non-control. The first was back in October.  I
>> cannot get enough insulin in during the day, and need minimal overnight.
>> It's as though I've got long acting in my pump (which I don't).  So I'm
>> 20-30's after breakfast which refuses to come down until the early hours of
>> the next day.  Unless I take triple the norm or more!
>> 
>> I've swapped sets, got new insulin and it recovered but now it's happening
>> again.  The only thing in common between two months ago and now was plane
>> travel and going through various airport security systems.
>> 
>> So - can these damage pumps and or insulin?  (Its a medtronic).  Or could
>> the pump have a fault anyway, even though it self tests as normal?  I've
>> looked online and am non the wiser due to the conflicting statements.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Marc
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