Re: [IPk] Hypo control
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marion Malik" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 5:10 PM
Subject: RE: [IPk] Hypo control
> 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.
> -----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
> other suggestions on Monday
> I looked into cornstarch (which, I understand is what we call
> 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
> me and it from the bolus where I need to alter the ratio.
> ----- 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
>> your situation? You definitely need more support for this problem than
>> are currently receiving from your team. If your situation is not
>> 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???
>> 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
>> My present problems did not improve last night. Unusually for me, but
>> off a problem, I had a biscuit before bed and I have now cut my basals
>> 1.00 am - 5.00 am from 0.0. At 5.00 am basal set at 0.5. Last night
>> I was 2.4 and took 15g Lucozade. Each quarter hour it was still down
>> further 15g Lucozade. It didn't rise until 6.30 am and 60g Lucozade
>> I just can't work out where the insulin is coming from. Please, does
>> have any idea what is wrong or what I am doing wrong? The hypos have
>> going on for nearly 3 weeks now but usually earlier than last night.
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