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Re: [IPk] Bad Hypo 999

Hi Jackie,

How awful not only for you and Sasha, but for your whole family. I can think 
of only two things to say:

--Glucagon comes with that awful needle because it is intended to be 
injected straight into muscle, not into subcutaneous fatty tissue as is 

--Sasha could have still had such a terrible hypo if she'd been on a pump. 
The key to preventing bad hypos during extended exercise is to test 
frequently. If she wants to do the gym class again, testing every 20-30 
minutes, with a bottle of Lucozade on-hand from which she could take a few 
sips at a time in case she's below 5 at any point, might be a good tactic.

Best wishes,

IDDM 10 years; MiniMed pumper 7 years
Co-ordinator, Oxford University Student Union Diabetes Network

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