Dr. wants me in this area due to lows while on Pump

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Comment by acidrock23 on June 2, 2012 at 12:09pm

?? what area is that? Is is higher than you are comfortable with?

Comment by Bill D on June 2, 2012 at 12:28pm

Dr. whants me to try to keep my BG between 120 and 160

Comment by acidrock23 on June 2, 2012 at 12:53pm

Is tht OK w/ you? Another question I'd ask is does your doc give you clear directions on keeping it in a 40 point range? It's pretty easy to say but can be a bit more challenging to actually do it? I have the alarms on my pump set at 70-130, which is a bit wider, but I try to keep it under pretty tight control most of the time. I will sort of drag or feel "slushy" much more than 150?

Comment by Bill D on June 2, 2012 at 7:50pm

He told me I should get no higher then 160. I was dropping to Low 35 at Home and work. Since he raised Im feeling Good. I now am watched 24 hours a day to make sure. Maybe the MS is playing with me I don't know. The Diabetes Doctors are blaming MS for possible lows and MS Doctors are blaming Diabetes. After 3 weeks in Hospital they didn't know for sure

Comment by acidrock23 on June 2, 2012 at 8:26pm

That seems pretty reasonable then? If you are having to deal with MS too, I believe that a lot of docs want you to be up a bit so they don't have to deal with hypos, etc. while they are trying to figure that out?

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