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Re: [IP] Bolusing




-----Original Message-----
From: Michael <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Bolusing


>> 1. It appears to me that the Idea is to Bolus everytime we eat
>> something. no matter how big a meal or small a snack.  Which is
>> different than with Injections.  Is this a correct assumption?
>
>Yes
>
>> 2. My Endo has given me a scale of Bolus amounts to administer based
>> on the b/s level at the time.  I'm still experimenting but my factor
>> appears to be 7 or 6.5.   how does this factor relate to the bolus
>> amounts he gave me?? For example... a b/s of, say, 9.2; he says
>> bolus 9 units, if my meal is say 56 carbs and applying a factor of 7
>> that =8 units. which is correct??
>
>Kind of...  Why don't you read the HOWTO's about determining ratios 
>on the web site. 

>>I will for sure thanks.  although it sounds complicated.<<<

Basically you want to know your Carbohydrate to 
>Insulin ratio, Blood Sugar to Insulin ratio, and Blood Sugar to Carb 
>ratio. It is the application of these ratios to the calculation of 
>insulin dosage or glucose intake (if you're low) that is important. 
>The HOWTO's cover all that in some detail.
>> 
>> Tom
>>                   Footprints Printing Inc.
>>             A-A-A  Appraisals International.
>>      "We Always Leave Good Impressions"
>>                     email @ redacted
>> 
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