Re: [IPk] Hypo control
Thanks for asking. Yes, I got through last night OK. When I went to bed it
was 12. At 5.00 am it was 5.5 and when I got up it was 5.2. At present the
answer is to go to bed with it high. This was not so before 3 weeks ago and
if it was high I would have given a correction.
I have been reading the messages from Melissa and yourself about continuous
glucose measuring and given the chance I would love to try to for prevention
but it will not give the reason why the insulin in there now and not
I had not actually thought about the bottle of insulin. I changed to a
fresh one a few days ago. One thing that strikes me is that I think this is
a new supply of insulin. I collected it a few weeks ago and it is kept in
the bottom of the fridge. I find it difficult to suspect that insulin
strength would be different for any particular supply of insulin. An
BTW, where does your husband usually take his glasses off? I sometimes
leave mine in the bathroom. What is he able to do without them? (Sorry, I
too ask the obvious questions!)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Reynolds" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 9:07 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Hypo control
> Hi June,
> How did it go?
> It seems to me that with the gasteoporosis slowing down the food, you
> are in a pretty unpredictable situation, and could do with continuous bg
> monitoring (which is available) and a faster insulin (which isn't).
> It did occur to me (since you said this has been going on for three
> weeks) is this related to a different bottle of insulin? (I am reduced
> to asking the obvious you-would-have-looked-there questions, much as I
> have with my husband who has lost his glasses (both the new pair bought
> a few weeks ago, and the pair they replaced). We have turned the sofa
> out four times, and not found anything other than some loose change. I
> hope it doesn't annoy you as much as it annoys him - in neither case
> intentional (and if anyone has any ideas where the glasses might be
> Best wishes,
> Pat Reynolds
> email @ redacted
> "It might look a bit messy now,
> but just you come back in 500 years time"
> (T. Pratchett)
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