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Re: [IP] Does this make sense?

At 11:42 PM 4/14/1999 EDT, you wrote:
>Ok...I've got another question...
>I have been on the MM507C for 7 weeks now...The last two day have been my 
>best averages.  I averaged 118 on both days.  Now my question is this...I've 
>hear that the basal amounts should be about 50 % of the total daily insulin 
>usage.  Is this accurate?  My total usage on the two days is 68 and 70
> My basal rate is 2.4, for a total of 57.6 units per day....so the majority 
>of insulin is in the basal and not the bolus insulin.  Does this make sense?
>Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
>for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org

I have found that i have a high insulin need for around the clock than i do
for food.  and like all of us say YMMV.

most tips and equations professionals give is just something to start at.
fine tuning is always different

Brian Carter
ICQ # 27217438
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Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org