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Re: [IPk] Hypo control



Thanks Marion

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marion Malik" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 5:10 PM
Subject: RE: [IPk] Hypo control


> June,
> 
> I think I recall something on the children's site re cornstarch so
> hopefully anyone who comes on here and recalls the conversations will
> come back to you, if not I will try to get some info for you.
> 
> Take care.
> 
> 
> Marion 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf Of June Searle
> Sent: 23 June 2006 00:35
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Hypo control
> 
> Hi Melissa
> 
> Thanks for your ideas.  I will mention this to my consultant if he has
> no 
> other suggestions on Monday
> 
> I looked into cornstarch (which, I understand is what we call
> cornflower) 
> last night on google but could not really find any references apart from
> 
> your piece on the Insulin Pumpers site.  Can you give me any references 
> please?  It was your idea that made me have a biscuit which I don't 
> generally do. I am beginning to think that insulin must last much longer
> in 
> me and it from the bolus where I need to alter the ratio.
> 
> June
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Melissa P. Ford" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 12:14 AM
> Subject: RE: [IPk] Hypo control
> 
> 
>> Hi June,
>>
>> Dr. Simon Heller (Univ. of Sheffield) is known as "the nighttime 
>> hypoglycemia guy" in some diabetes research circles. I wonder if your 
>> consultant would consider contacting Prof. Heller for his input
> regarding 
>> your situation? You definitely need more support for this problem than
> you 
>> are currently receiving from your team. If your situation is not
> resolved 
>> soon it is possible that you might not wake up one morning :( .
>>
>> Heller's information: http://www.shef.ac.uk/medicine/staff/heller.html
>>
>> Take care,
>> have you looked into cornstarch as a possible preventative???
>>
>> Melissa
>> Type 1 13 years; MiniMed pumper 7.5 years; Animas pumper 2.5 years
>>
>> ----Original Message Follows----
>> From: "June Searle" <email @ redacted>
>> Reply-To: email @ redacted
>> To: <email @ redacted>
>> Subject: [IPk] Hypo control
>> Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 23:20:21 +0100
>>
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> My present problems did not improve last night.  Unusually for me, but
> to 
>> ward
>> off a problem, I had a biscuit before bed and I have now cut my basals
> 
>> from
>> 1.00 am - 5.00 am from 0.0.  At 5.00 am basal set at 0.5.  Last night
> at 
>> 5.20
>> I was 2.4 and took 15g Lucozade.  Each quarter hour it was still down
> and 
>> took
>> further 15g Lucozade.  It didn't rise until 6.30 am and 60g Lucozade 
>> later.
>>
>> I just can't work out where the insulin is coming from.  Please, does 
>> anyone
>> have any idea what is wrong or what I am doing wrong?  The hypos have
> been
>> going on for nearly 3 weeks now but usually earlier than last night.
>>
>> June
>> .
>>
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