Hi everyone I'm new here. I just started the pump 2 weeks ago, and so far I hate it. I had better control over my blood sugars with taking injections everyday. I know it's because i'm not use to it yet but I dont know what to do or dont know what i'm doing wrong. I'm on the minimed 722. I understand the whole putting in your carbs and it delivers the insulin but to me there's no way in my mind it's giving me the right amount. When i was on injections i took 40 Units of novolog before a meal. I guess now I dont understand that if i put in that i'm eating 40 grams of carbs the amount of insulin it's givine me is correct. Before my blood sugars would run excellent. My last A1C was 6.5. I just took my blood sugar just now and it was 305. and my pump suggested me taking an injection instead. I havent seen a blood sugar in the 300's in forever. Yet when i woke up this morning it was 261. So something is being done wrong but the nurse said i'm doing it right i just have to get use to it. I've even put in the carbs amount and when it gives me the insulin amount it wants to put it, i increase it. So I don't know. Any suggestions on what I can be doing wrong will be greatly appreciated. I'm 2 seconds from throwing this thing out with the trash. It's frustrating not feeling good all the time because my sugars are always high now. I dont know if it's because my body spent the last 15years doing it one way and now i'm doing something new my body is freaking out. Seriously if anyone can offer me any help or advice I would love to hear it.
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