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Re: [IPk] stinging bolus



Nathan

Don't forget to test for ketones regularly when your bgs go above 17-these
higher doses are pretty common during illness

Have you let Joan know what is happening - I'd strongly recommend that you
keep in daily contact with her while this situation persists

Best wishes

John H
-----Original Message-----
From: Nathan J Wright <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 21 May 1999 09:09
Subject: Re: [IPk] stinging bolus


>Yeah Its up by 200% at the moment and still getting bgs of 12-17, strange
>thing is i never had this problem with injections but Joan told me that was
>to be expected as there was so much insulin inside me it wasnt a problem.
>
>At 18:04 20/05/1999 +0100, you wrote:
>>At 17:27 20/05/99 +0100, you wrote:
>>>Would you believe 2 weetebix and a glass of milk !
>>>
>>>Seem to have an infection at the moment that is making things mad, seem
to
>>>have got virtego.
>>
>>Have you raised your basal rates to cover for the infection? Put them up
>>50% or even 100%.
>>
>>Since starting 18 months ago I've had no major flu/colds/infection to
>>fight. Before that I was always getting something. I used to find my
>>insulin dose would double with a nice bout of flu.
>>
>>John
>>
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>Natty
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