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Re: [IP] Re:not regulated yet



Ted,
Thanks-- I do want to get my numbers down first.  it is hard to think straight
when you are out of control.
Lindae

Ted Quick wrote:

> Blanton wrote:
> >
> > I have been on the pump a few weeks now and hoped to have broken my
> > resistance to the very large doses of insulin I have been taking.  So far, I
> > am still in the high 200's to mid 300's all day and night.  My DE has upped
> > my basal rateds every day but I am starting to really feel awful.  How long
> > does it usually take to get controlled in a similar situation?  I started on
> > 1/4  of my regular dose and am now up to half.  I was told I would never
> > need/take my previously high doses again but here i am feeling lousy.
>
> Seems like you are overdoing the cut. As I remember it most people say
> they cut their dosage something like 35 to 40%, at least when they bein
> pumping, so it seems your are expecting too much too soon. Please learn
> to adjust your dose to correct the bg level, not by using an
> arbitrary number or percentage difference. Once you get reasonable
> levels you may well find the dose getting to be more like you expected,
> but I think you need to get to that point first.
>
> Ted Quick
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