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  1. Question re 504 for Kindergartner who uses Omnipod

    Quote Originally Posted by jenm999 View Post
    My son was dx in first grade, now in second, so a little older, but I thought I'd share what we do. Dex alarm is set at 80 and nurse watches via Nightscout from her office. If Dex alarms OR he feels low (no matter what the Dex says) he is to take a tablet immediately (he keeps them in his little shoulder bag) and then be escorted by an adult to the nurse for confirmation fingerstick and further testing. They don't want BG checks in the classroom either. I can't fathom why there would be an issue
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  2. Dex wash

    Quote Originally Posted by TripleThreat View Post
    We can't get replacement wish I could

    Thanks this site is the best
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  3. Dealing With Rapid Increases in Insulin Needs

    Quote Originally Posted by Phyllis View Post
    Several things occur to me. First I would replace the insulin vials. Even if the expiration date is good, if the vial has been open over a month the insulin may have lost some potency. Also, it is quite possible that pubertal hormones are increasing insulin resistance. I would start with newly opened vials and then adjust the dose of basal upward slowly in small steps if needed. Even small increases can make a big difference. If puberty is a variable, the insulin to carbohydrate ratio may also
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  4. Dexcom

    We must be !ucky. Sophie will wear a site or sensor anywhere. The favs for sensors are arms and bum,tummy can sometimes get uncmfortable of she sits hunched over for very long.Thighs are OK,but she has ripped a few out pulling up her pants
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  5. Remember when your child was diagnosed? Seeking help

    The only thing my son can't do now that he lives with Type 1 Diabetes is produce insulin.

    He was diagnosed at 10.
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