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Re: [IPk] new pump user



I have also found that the effect of one unit can vary . It varies based on
your BG at the time. Similarly I have found you may need the traditional
bedtime snack if you are a bit lowish say below 5.

----- Original Message -----
From: stuart.bradley <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 9:56 PM
Subject: [IPk] new pump user


> I have been reading all the e-mails with great interest.  I have been on a
> minimed 508 for four weeks now, but I could do with some advice.  I have
> found that 1 unit is too much for 15 g of charbohydrate at some times of
the
> day - and not enough for other times of the day - have other people found
> this.  Also, I have been having low BG's which come on an hour after
having
> a slightly raised one of ...say 9.4...  I was told on a pump this wouldn't
> happen -   am I doing something wrong?  Having said all that - I think it
is
> much better than being on 4 to 5 injections a day - I certainly have
better
> control than I did. I have also noticed that there is an alternative pump
on
> the market - what is it called?
>
>
> Lydia Bradley
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