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Re: [IPk] ID cards



Talk to Joan she really seems to be towards this and would know what to do.

At 19:15 20/05/1999 +0000, you wrote:
>In July I'm haveing all my wisdom teeth out and they want to knock me out 
>(like to see them try!). They've threatened to put me on IV but will discuss 
>it with me. Can somebody please help me to convice the evil dentist that the 
>pump will be ok while he takes away my worldly wisdom?
>
>Eleanor
>
>
>
>>
>>Trevor Gale stayed on his pump when he had a major op. Joan and him played
>>before hand to get the basel right and all was great, but the bg went up a
>>bit after due to stress.  If anyone wants to know more about this then Joan
>>has the info and she tells me that she will be going here very soon.
>>
>>At 17:02 20/05/1999 +0100, you wrote:
>> >
>> >That's true. You would be on IV insulin anyway (which is pretty much
>> >the same as a pump in terms of how it works).
>> >
>> >I bet they'd do the same if you had to have a GA (though I know
>> >people in the US have stayed on the pump for it).
>> >
>> >And guess what - in the UK they don't use Humalog in IVs, only
>> >Actrapid (AFAIK) because "it's too dangerous". And then they wondered
>> >why I was hypo when they took me into the operating theatre!
>> >Di
>> >>
>> >> If you had had an accident for example, which had left you unconcious, 
>>you
>> >> would be treated by the emergency services, as any other diabetic would 
>>be
>> >> treated in that situation.  The emergency service would have to take 
>>you off
>> >> the pump and on hospitalisation, put you on what they call a sliding 
>>scale
>> >> (insulin offset with fluids, if I understand the correct medical
>> >> definition - Sandra Dudley may want to correct me on this) until you 
>>had
>> >> come round and are ready to be hooked back up to your pumpo and take 
>>care of
>> >> yourself.
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>>
>>Natty
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