RE: [IPk] Time Changes with the PumpDead batteries/etc
Second attempt at sending - my first one seems to have disappeared!
** Blush **
Barbara - I don't know what to say. You're very kind, but two years'
experience and some determined effort does achieve a lot. I think there are
far more experts around than me!
We've always done what Di suggests with Sam and have had no problems. His
routine is so varied anyway that an hour's difference either way doesn't
mean a lot.
Di - did you get a "no delivery" alarm before the batteries gave up? That's
what we got last summer when we had problems with Sam's 508 and batteries
were lasting less than 48 hours.
Finally, we have had some positive news on the funding front today. After 6
months, 3 letters and 14 phone calls our hospital has almost got a procedure
in place for us to obtain consumables. For control and audit purposes they
want to order supplies via the hospital pharmacy, and we will have to
collect them from there. That will mean at least a half hour journey in
each direction, #2.50 in the car park, a 15 - 40 minute wait at the
pharmacy, as well as probably dealing with someone who has no idea of what
we're talking about (I hope I'm wrong on the last point). This contradicts
what I have been told by the PCT, but it is a start. We'll see what happens
- we still have nothing in writing.
Father of Sam, aged 9, dx 7+ years
Pumping 2+ years
From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf
Of Diana Maynard
Sent: 23 October 2003 22:14
To: email @ redacted
Subject: Re: [IPk] Time Changes with the Pump
I'm not Andrew :-) but all you need to do is change the actual time on
your pump and leave all the basals as they are. You shouldn't need to do
anything else as your body will adjust in a few days to the new time. At
least, that's how I've always done it.
email @ redacted wrote:
> Hello Andrew
> You are an expert and everyone on the list knows you are, so here goes:-
> When we change the time to one hour back, how do we programme the pump?
> we have to change all the basals too? You have been through this and how
> you manage?
> Mum to Danielle, pumping since Nov 2002
> (now making Andrew Dysch a very important person who everyone is going to
> want to read his comments)
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