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Re: [IPk] Re Pump



Hi Julie
I think you're talkign about gastroparesis. You can google for it and 
get a load of info (or people on here will tell you about it, I think 
June has it?)
Di

julie wrote:
> Hi
> Went for pump training review, there are only 5 people on pump where I live
> in Huddersfield, so was just a small group.
> I explained about my insulin dropping quickly or going very high.
> She said I may have well I cant remember the name but it happens in long
> term diabetics where the food stays in the stomach for a longer period of
> time, she said I could have a test.
> Do you know what the test is and what is the treatement if any.
> 
> Regards
> Julie
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf
> Of Diana Maynard
> Sent: Wednesday 7 May, 2008 11:16am
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Re Pump
> 
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> If you only changed it for one hour then it seems unlikely that that was 
> the sole cause of you being low for hours.....it was probably other 
> factors too (exercise, alcohol, eating earlier/lower carb,.....)
> Di
> 
> Carol Cummins wrote:
>> Hi Di
>>
>> Sorry - I worded that one badly. I increased one hour's basal by 0.1 unit
> -
>> that was the only increase, from 5.8 total basal to 5.9 total basal. My
> pump
>> will not do less than 0.1 at a time.
>>
>> Carol.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf
>> Of Diana Maynard
>> Sent: 07 May 2008 10:14
>> To: email @ redacted
>> Subject: Re: [IPk] Re Pump
>>
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>> Hi Carol
>> It might be worth making the changes 0.5 units/hour at a time.
>> I'm amazed the difference it can make sometimes, and I take around 30 
>> units a day!
>> Di
>>
>> Carol Cummins wrote:
>>   
>>> Hi Julie
>>>
>>> I do sympathise with you - I have been on a pump for coming up to 3
> years,
>>> type 1 for 30 years, and am struggling to get good control. I had a
> couple
>>> of hours when I first had the pump too, and I need very small amounts of
>>> insulin, currently about 16 units per day total. Recently I have upped my
>>> basals by 0.1 over 24 hours, and then I can hardly keep above 4 for the
>>> whole day - it seems to be a big reaction to such a small amount of
>>>     
>> insulin.
>>   
>>> How much insulin are you taking? Do you have the help and support of a
>>>     
>> DSN?
>>   
>>> Carol.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
>>>     
>> Behalf
>>   
>>> Of julie
>>> Sent: 06 May 2008 15:09
>>> To: email @ redacted
>>> Subject: [IPk] Re Pump
>>>
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>>> Type 1 50 years
>>>
>>> Pumping 2 years.
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Hi can anyone help, I am very sensitive to insulin so it appears.
>>>
>>> I cannot keep my blood sugars running at a normal or low reading the
>>>     
>> reason
>>   
>>> being if I get it say to 5 or 6 I cannot stay at that I only have to do
>>> something extra like walk to the shops and it will just drop so quickly.
>>>     
>> I
>>   
>>> have no hypo warning signs with long term diabetes. And I don't seem to
> be
>>> able to get good control 
>>>
>>> Anyone any ideas what I should be doing, I only went for a couple of
> hours
>>> training on the pump, when I first got it,
>>> .
>>>     
>> .
> .
.
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