Re: [IPk] Re: Frio cases
The frio wallets are brilliant for transpoting your insulin. I have been on
hols with the pump, and use them if there isn't a fridge where you are
I have got 2, one I keep in my hand luggage and the other in my hubby's hand
luggage -loaded up with insulin.
Have a nice hol !
Su Type 1 pumping since Sept 05
----- Original Message -----
From: "DARRELL HAGREEN" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2006 9:56 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Re: Frio cases
> Hi everyone,
> Just started pumping inslin 1 week ago, going on holiday next week to
> majorca, been advised to get a frio pouch. What do other people think, are
> they useful to have? where can i get one delivered quick?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Neale" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 2:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Re: broken pump
>>>I was thinking that I might be able to get a accu-chek spirit for
>>>Paul it has the muli and dual-wave bolus which i think it will help
>>>our occasional high fat meal later at night (i always have to get up
>>>at 3am on those nights to bolus as the d-tron only extends over 4
>>>hours). I have just started on a accu-chek spirit pump this week and
>>>love it. Paul thinks its cool, I think thats because its smaller
>> Don't know if this will help, Karen, but I switched to pork insulin two
>> months ago; it is much slower at starting after to you bolus. For this
>> reason, as I always wake about 7am and like to have breakfast quite soon,
>> I have programmed my basal rates to give me a "bolus". It goes up to 5.7
>> units per hour from 6am to 7am. That's my normal 0.7 units per hour
>> basal, plus my usual 5 unit pre-breakfast bolus.
>> Could you re-programme Paul's pump so you can up his basal rate to
>> something high in the middle of the night when necessary - so he gets his
>> extra insulin without you having to get up and do it for him? Or am I
>> being rediculously complex???
>> Oh, I had a disaster with my "automatic" bolus 2 mornings ago... I'd been
>> to an opera gala concert in the evening (my wife was the soprano
>> soloist). Concert finished 11pmish. Went back stage to meet everyone. And
>> about midnight headed off to the cast party. Got drunk, and we got a taxi
>> home. Off to bed about 3am. Ha. 6am, my pump started delivering my
>> breakfast bolus. 7am I did not wake on this occasion! 8:15am I went into
>> a fitting hypo at the foot of the stairs. I promise in future - if I go
>> out drinking - to switch off the "automatic" bolus. Honest. I will.
>> Humbly -
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