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RE: [IPk] my diabetic son

please stop emailing me

>From: "david kemsley" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: RE: [IPk] my diabetic son
>Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2006 09:38:15 +0100
>please dont ever email me again my inbox is receiving 70 mails a day!!!!!!!
>>From: "lisa robertson" <email @ redacted>
>>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>To: email @ redacted
>>Subject: RE: [IPk] my diabetic son
>>Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 13:04:55 +0000
>>will need to read thru this lot quite a few times to take it all in! lol!
>>this is where i will need 2 concentrate very hard!
>>ps thanks
>>>From: "Jackie Jacombs" <email @ redacted>
>>>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>>To: <email @ redacted>
>>>Subject: RE: [IPk] my diabetic son
>>>Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 12:39:09 +0100
>>>HI Lisa
>>>No, its not like longer- acting insulin in the body, which is injected
>>>subcutaneously and contains substances to slow down the insulin action.  
>>>  insulin the body produces doesn't "hang around" it's released directly 
>>>into the
>>>blood stream.  Think of the body's own insulin as being like "short, very 
>>>acting insulin".  The action of NPH insulin  (one of the older longer 
>>>  insulins) is prolonged by the addition of protamine obtained from the 
>>>"milt" or
>>>semen of river trout.  NPH is found in Insulatard and Mixtards type 
>>>So the body's own insulin, when its produced, has an immediate effect.  
>>>In the
>>>early stages of diabetes the pancreas may not produce enough insulin, or 
>>>not quick enough.  This results in raised blood sugar levels immediately 
>>>meals.  In some people, in the very early honeymoon stage, their blood 
>>>may only be raised post meals and shortly afterwards return to normal 
>>>  The pancreas can still produce enough insulin even when a high 
>>>percentage of
>>>beta cells are damaged.  Unfortunately sooner or later, as the 
>>>process continues, the beta cells will no longer be able to make enough 
>>>to cope and the blood sugars will become higher and higher.  It is 
>>>especially with children that are developing diabetes, that an illness 
>>>higher blood sugars than usual, illness, even mild colds can mean that 
>>>the body
>>>has a big increase in insulin needs.  So frequently children are 
>>>diagnosed with
>>>  diabetes after the onset of a illness. Once the illness is over then 
>>>the body's
>>>insulin needs would reduce and the body may even be able to still make 
>>>  insulin to prevent higher blood sugar levels for quite sometime. In the 
>>>end the
>>>  result is the same. The beta cells are destroyed but sometimes this 
>>>process can
>>>take place over years but usually the honeymoon period is around 6 months 
>>>to a
>>>  year. The older the child is at diagnosis the longer the honeymoon is 
>>>likely to
>>>You may find these links helpful to understand how the body works when 
>>>pancreas is working correctly
>>>The Beta Cell and First-Phase Insulin Secretion
>>>Jackie Mum of Sasha
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > hiya jackie,
>>> > can u tell me more about delays in the first phase insulin response? 
>>>is like
>>> > where pools of long-acting insulin can gather then work at a l8r time?
>>> >
>>> > lisa x
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
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