Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The "Dreaded" Appointment

It wasn't that bad!!  The doctor, the nurse and the lady that shadows the doctor and writes up everything that he says (Isn't that great?  I don't have to take notes!!) were really shocked at the pod sites and their appearance.  I was given a couple of more tips to help with the reaction, so once he is totally "healed", we will try the pods again.  His doctor was very understanding and concerned.  He made sure to talk to Cale about what will happen if he is still reacting to the pods.  He told him that he will have to go back to doing shots and Cale told him that he knew and was ok with it (makes you want to cry doesn't it??).  He also told Cale (and I love his doctor for this) that what is happening is not his fault and that he didn't do anything wrong to make this happen. 

So, another week or so on shots and then he would like to see his BG log.  He will do any tweaking necessary and we are to let him know how if we are starting back on with the pods.  Then, we just go back for his appointment in April (unless we have some pod issues).  The highlight of that appointment is getting all of the doctor's paperwork completed for ADA Day Camp.  It's in June and he is already excited about it!!!

Last time, Cale's A1C was 6.7, which thrilled me to no end.  This time, it was 7.4.  Not as bad as I thought it was going to be.  I know, I was getting worked up too much and I need to relax.  But when things take a turn and you don't know why or what really to do, your mind goes wild.  Live and learn and start drinking!!!!!

1 comment:

Christine said...

What a great doctor for saying "what is happening is not his fault and that he didn't do anything wrong to make this happen"! That would make me so happy. Sounds like they are willing to give the pod another chance too!

I'm glad Cale gets to go to camp again and it is nice to know that his numbers are not too bad.

I'm sure you are relieved. Just remember to breathe!