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Re: [IP] Can Basal Needs Change Radically or is it Premenstrual?



Sounds surprisingly familiar.  Thought I was just weird and hadn't been doing a
good job of  recording and looking for patterns.  Also tend to have an uneven
cycle -- 29-34 days variable.  Love to know more!!

Meshell353 wrote:

> I hope someone can offer me some advice.  I am having high readings in the am
> and all thru the morning.  Usually, a couple of weeks before my period I have
> like one day where I need to run a temp basal rate because my blood sugars are
> higher.  FOr the last several days, my readings are high when I wake up and
> I"m running a temp basal at least thru the afternoon.  After that, they seem
> better.  I don't know whether it is the change of hormone level; however, I'm
> not due for my period for a good week.  I have recently switched from the Soft
> Sets to the Comforts/Tenders.  I take it just because you switch sets, that
> your insulin requirements would not change, would they?  About 2 weeks ago, I
> began testing my basal rates and have tested them thru noon, and they seemed
> fine, so it's kinda odd that all of the sudden, they are changing like this.
> I'm planning to check them thru the night tonite, but I'm kinda leary about
> changing my basal rates, in case it is just pre-menstrual.  DOes anyone have
> any thoughts?  Thanks.
>
> Meshell
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