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Re: [IPk] low carbs/no carbs



Hi Clare

Have you read _Think Like a Pancreas_? Can't remember if you said you have
read it.

Melissa


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Hayward, Clare (SUT) <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Thanks Di, Cathy and Carol for your helpful comments
>  Maybe I need to go back to Pump (Diabetic) School! I wasn't paying
> attention in
> pump bolus (or not) class was I?
>
> OK, I'll try again with pump and settings
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
>  From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf Of
> DIana Maynard
> Sent: 14 January 2014 14:28
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] low carbs/no carbs
>
> hi Clare
>   You can go as low carb as you want on a pump! just bolus whatever you
> need,
> which might be nothing at all (eg I don't need any insulin to cover
> protein in
> an omelette, but some people might). You can do it for as many consecutive
> meals
> as you want. And if you don't want to eat anything at all for a meal,
> that's
> fine too! almost like being a normal person :-) Di
>
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
>  > On 14 Jan 2014, at 14:18, "Hayward, Clare (SUT)" <
> email @ redacted>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hello everyone
> >
> > I'm sorry if this is repetition of earlier query (I've got a
> > recollection of
>   > this subject has been mentioned before and I know some of you out there
> advocate > or are on low carb diets and also I'm a little bit ashamed to
> ask it,
> because I
> > think I should know:
> >
> > What if you didn't have carbs with a meal? Or several meals?
> >
>  > I've forgotten now why we are all supposed to be eating carbs at every
> meal.
> I
>   > was dx 1984 and I was told 3 meals plus snacks in between and before
> bed
> every
> > day (I was in that regime/era) and I know things moved on with MDIs
> > where you can vary carb amounts instead of eating set carbs for each
> > meal with your set pre doses, but now on the pump, what if I wanted to
> > go no or really minimal carbs for 1 or more meals? Not as a dietary
> > change but say having an omelette and salad - no need for carbs, just
> > as an example
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Clare Hayward
> > T1 33 years
> > Pumping Medtronic Veo 11 months
> > Last HBa1C 54
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