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Very high blood sugars on insulin pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by 2hobbit1 May 4. 10 Replies

Hi, I am using Accu Chek Spirit Combo Pump for last 1.5 years but since last 15 days i am not able to get my sugar under control.Morning sugar for last two days around 250It seems that the insulin in…Continue

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Unexplained Extremely high blood sugar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) Jan 24, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello All,My fiancee is having very high blood sugar since last 15 days or so (having atleast one reading in 300) since she joined this Body Care Unit where they provide her with heat therapy and…Continue

Taking long acting insulin and immediately sleeping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Inderjot Dec 24, 2012. 6 Replies

Hello People,I am new member here and i have one question. My fiancee who is a type 1 diabetic has this habit of taking insulin (long acting) in morning and then sleeping for 2-4 hours only on…Continue

 

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Anand replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Getting very high blood sugars using insulin pump' in the group diabetics living in INDIA
"No idea about pumps...I am using pen...I am using two insulin...First one is Actrapid plain insulin which I am taking before meal thrice a day. Second one is Insulated insulin which I am taking after meal at night. 12-12-12 and 14 units daily."
Nov 5
hello123 replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Getting very high blood sugars using insulin pump' in the group diabetics living in INDIA
"Sorry I use pens"
Jul 3
2hobbit1 replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Have you seen the frio pump wallet? It uses an evaporative gel that can be reused indefinitely as long as you have access to water. Does not need refrigeration/ice to work. I've used it while traveling to keep my insulin cool with out access to…"
May 4
Mike Ratrie replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"I have re-used the cartridge also when I am getting near the end of a supply or my new order has been delayed. It certainly sounds like your methods have worked over the last 4 years, but with this heat, you might want to consider only filling the…"
May 4
Marie B left a comment for Inderjot
"Hello Inderjot, namaste, please join this Group http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/rocheaccuchekspiritinsulinpumpusers there are a lot of Combo users there. I have one myself."
May 4
Inderjot replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Hi Acidrock23, It is only 1.5 years old. Regards, Inderjot"
May 4
Inderjot replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Hi Brian, Thanks for your reply. Even i think the reservoir has contaminated. I never followed the protocol to discard the reservoir when it is empty and start with fresh one; instead i refilled at the end of 8 days and used it for another 8…"
May 4
Inderjot replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Hi Mike, Thanks for your reply. Generally, I change infusion set site every 4th day, reservoir every 15th day (refill insulin after 8 days) and this has been working for me for the past 2 years There were no air bubbles in the tubing As of now, i…"
May 4
acidrock23 replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"How old is your pump? I had one (Medtronic) that was kind of long in the tooth and had some odd issues for a couple of months before it officially blew up and cranked out an error message that got me to swap it for a new one."
May 4
Brian (bsc) replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Thanks Mike. I hope Inderjot is following that protocol."
May 4
Mike Ratrie replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Brian, FWIW, to avoid contamination, the protocol with the Accu-Chek Spirit Combo is to discard the reservoir when it is empty and start with a fresh one. Of course, not everyone does this ..."
May 4
Mike Ratrie replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"Have you tried using a syringe to extract insulin from the reservoir and injecting somewhere else? This would let you know if the reservoir insulin is bad. How frequently are you changing and rotating your infusion set sites? How about air bubbles…"
May 4
Brian (bsc) replied to Inderjot's discussion 'Very high blood sugars on insulin pump'
"A pump is usually kept close to your body and in most cases insulin is approved (i.e. fine) for at least a week at body temperature. It may be that your reservoir has become contaminated. There are things like polymerization that can occur with…"
May 4
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Very high blood sugars on insulin pump

Hi, I am using Accu Chek Spirit Combo Pump for last 1.5 years but since last 15 days i am not able to get my sugar under control.Morning sugar for last two days around 250It seems that the insulin in reservoir/cartridge is losing potency in 5-6 days (earlier i have used the same reservoir for 15 days without any problem) When i took insulin from the same voil which i used to fill the reservoir using syringe, my sugar comes back to normal So, i feel the problem is the excessive heat which is…See More
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Getting very high blood sugars using insulin pump

Hi,I am using Accu Chek Spirit Combo Pump for last 1.5 years but since last 15 days i am not able to get my sugar under control.It seems that the insulin in reservoir/cartridge is losing potency in 5-6 days (earlier i have used the same reservoir for 15 days without any problem)When i took insulin from the same voil which i used to fill the reservoir using syringe, my sugar comes back to normalSo, i feel the problem is the excessive heat which is effecting the insulin potency.How do you guys…See More
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At 9:46am on May 4, 2014, Marie B said…

Hello Inderjot, namaste, please join this Group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/rocheaccuchekspiritinsulinpumpusers

there are a lot of Combo users there. I have one myself.

At 6:26am on October 21, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY,HAPPY BIRTHDAY, inderjot. I WISH FOR YOU A MOST WONDERFUL DAY. ENJOY!!!

At 4:41am on October 21, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES INDERJOT!!
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At 4:22am on October 21, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Inderjot, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:11am on October 21, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 4:24am on December 24, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 8:33pm on December 23, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Inderjot!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
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Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes" & "Type 3 Diabetes" (for those who have a loved one with diabetes).
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 9:00am on December 23, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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