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Re: [IPk] Hypos and fits


I must admit to not having a great deal of knowledge about pumping, but during
the 2 years when I have been subscribed to the CWD US mailing list where loads
of the kids are pumping I have not heard any of them mention this.  If you
think about it I think it is less likely that a child would have a seizure
while pumping.  Be prepared to check frequently during the night when you
begin, I believe it can be pretty hard work to get everything right but well
worth it in the end.  Very, very few people ever go back to injections again.
I would think that pumping would substantially decrease the risk of hypos and


----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 18 June 2002 20:55
Subject: Re: [IPk] Hypos and fits

> Hello Pat
> I am going to look into this 'seizure threshold' because my daughter has
> still been walking around with a bg of 1.8!  I have been fine sometimes with
> a bg of 2.0 and then other times, I have felt confused.
> I am also concerned that there is someone on this list who has had quite a
> few seizures whilst being on the pump and, as we have not got our pump yet,
> am wondering if this is common during the trial period.
> Barbara
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