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Re: [IPk] Increase in HBAIc since commening on pump



hi you must  get in touch with your pump co-ordinator and sort this out for
him are you not with the help of a team of diabetic doctors and nurses or
your pump nurse witch pump are you using

vic
----- Original Message -----
From: "MCQUILLIAM" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 8:01 PM
Subject: [IPk] Increase in HBAIc since commening on pump


> My son, 12 has been on the pump for 6 months, during this time his HBA1c
has
> increased from 7.1 to 9.2.  Could this be due to the onset of puberty or
the
> fact that he is no longer having hypos 2/3 times a day.  He is concerned
about
> the increase, as am I, any suggestions.
>
> Another problem we encountered a week before christmas, I found him
unconcious
> in a pool of blood in a room that looked like a scene from the Texas
Chainsaw
> Masacre.  He had cuts to his eyes, tongue both sides, forehead and bridge
of
> his nose.  Either he went very low and fell backwards and forwards, or
fitted,
> it would have been his first fit.  We had to call the paramedics.  This
was at
> 5.30 in the morning that I found him.  When I eventually checked his pump
all
> the basal rates had dissapeared.  This is the second time they have gone,
has
> anyone else had this problem.  At the moment he is chaning batteries every
> three days, I dont think this is quite right either.
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