Originally Posted by jenm999
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
Originally Posted by TripleThreat
We can't get replacement wish I could
Thanks this site is the best
Originally Posted by Phyllis
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
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
The only thing my son can't do now that he lives with Type 1 Diabetes is produce insulin.
He was diagnosed at 10.