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Remember that time I went to the hospital???

The other day we celebrated a friend turning 30. We went out to dinner and realized the last time we ate at this restaurant I ended up in the hospital...

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Comment by andrea on August 20, 2013 at 5:37am

I love your posts because they are always SO relatable. This exact same thing happened to me! I switched to the Sure T infusion sets to avoid that issue.

Comment by bojibridge on August 20, 2013 at 6:56am
Yup been there done that! Except for me, I was newly on the pump and didn't realize that you have to watch for bad absorption. I kept correcting through the pump and my blood sugar just kept going up! I hit 540, was freaking out 'cause I'd never seen anything that high since my diagnosis, and promptly drove myself to the ER. Lesson learned!
Comment by Stress on August 20, 2013 at 10:18am

If I'm in the 200's and still going up after 2 tests - I always change my pod!

Comment by KimK on August 20, 2013 at 11:29am

Isn't it interesting how we doubt ourselves before we think of the all of the things that could be the problem. I recently had a shipment of 6 bottles of Apidra that were bad. I struggled for 4 days before I realized it wasn't the pump or illness - it was the insulin! What a joy to now have working insulin. :)


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