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I think the problems I have been reporting are largely due to the heat too. 
We did have a few cooler days between this heatwave and the last and I found 
things slightly better then.  I am still fighting for the pump I want and 
therefore still have the Medtronic 508 on which, as far as I know, it is not 
possible to lover by a percentage and different basals have to be made which 
have to be by 0.1.  Are others on the 508 having a particularly bad time?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sara Pumford" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 11:42 AM
Subject: [IPk] HYPOS

> Hi
> The last two days my blood sugars have been running really low with lots 
> of
> small hypos. I have been using the blus wizard since last week and if 
> anything
> am using less insulin (by about 5 units a day) down from 40 units to 35 
> units a
> day. I'm wondering if it could be the extreme heat we are having at the 
> moment.
> Is anyone else experancing lows. I'm wondering whether to decrease my 
> boluses
> or
> to do a temp basal rate drop to about 80% instead.
> any info would be appreciated
> sara davies
> .
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