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Re: [IP] Discuss the effects of fat/protien in meal on later BS levels



April I don't know if this will help but my CDE told me for ounce of protein
over 3 ozs in a meal take an extra 0.3 units of humalog.Sheila

April M. Mar wrote:

> Since going on the pump it has been great how I can more readily see the
> effects of food on my blood sugars, unlike with a few injections.
>
> One thing that has me puzzled in how to handle are meals with high fat
> and protien content.  As everyone know you bolus, you eat, an hour later
> your BS is fine and 2 hours later or more they start skyrocketing!
>
> My first dilema is trying to determine at what ratio of fat and/or
> protien in a meal that this occurs.
>
> Secondly how to fight the highs later.  I worry about taking to big of a
> square on the dual and ending up going low.  (I can not tell that I am
> low, I have been as low as 19 and still walking and talking fine).
>
> I was wondering if anyone out there has managed to figure this out and
> keep their BS within normal range the hours following??
>
> Thank You.
>
> April
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