Well I am new here. I am what is called a secondary diabetic, how special am I. I had necrotizing pancreatitis in 2003 and lost approximately 2/3 of the ol' pancreas. BG went haywire a year later. Started on MDI 9/04 and started pumping 7/08. Why did I wait. I had to ask my endo about pumping. He doesn't know what to do with me. The lack of the pancreatic enzymes really screws up my levels. I do take artificial enzymes, but they are just not the same. The same foods on different days just means different BG levels. The endo is providing very little help. I am doing very well thanks to the forums that I have joined. Hopefully I can contribute here as well as learn even more from y'all.