From: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
My teen had moderate ketones (1.8 blood ketones) and several consecutive blood sugars over 380 mg/dl [21.1 mmol/L] due to two pump site failures. At 9 p.m., she wanted a snack. Should I have given her the snack? At that time, we switched to injections to give a correction dose and committed to frequent blood sugar checks over the next 5 hours.