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Re: [IP] Knew this was going to happen

"Natalie A. Sera" wrote:
> OK, I've been on the pump for two weeks now, and guess what -- my BGs
> are creeping DOWN at lunch time -- I'm sitting here at 71 at the moment,
> waiting for my lunch to heat up, not willing to eat anything until it
> does, but KNOWING I'm going hypo.
> So what I'm wondering is, do I need to think about adjusting basals --
> and if so, lower the rate that starts at 9 AM, or move the change of
> rate (from 0.5 to 0.2) one hour earlier instead?  

An earlier time for the shift sounds like the best idea, Natalie.
Perhaps your breakfast bolus is also a bit large? The combination may
me catching up with you, especially if the low doesn't seem to hold through 
the afternoon.

> anyone else experienced decreasing insulin requirements on the pump?

Yes, it comes from more efficient control.

Ted Quick
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