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Re: [IP] Help with post breakfast bg spikes



Maybe it would be a good idea to check the carb ratio if the basal rates have
been tested and are ok. I think there is a place on this website on how to test
it and in Pumping Insulin.   Sheila

Lob wrote:

> Karyn -
> I have the same problem! But, if I take an extra bolus so I don't get the
> spike, then I'm low later. Like yesterday:
> prebreakfast 84
> 2 hours post 132
> 3 hours post 55
> grrrrr ...
> Today I think I'm going to try to not take the extra bolus but have more of
> a protein-based breakfast and see if that gets rid of the spike. I've
> tested my basals, and I stayed normal all morning, so it can't be that.
> Sorry I don't have more suggestions - if you think of anything let me know!!
>
> -Laura
>
> At 07:50 AM 4/30/99 EDT, you wrote:
> >Does anyone know of a way to fix post breakfast spikes?  I can start out
> with
> >a good pre-breakfast number, bolus, wait 30 minutes, and still have a high
> >reading 2hrs after eating.  For instance:
> >
> >            fasting bg    108
> >
> >            2 hrs after
> >            eating          198
> >
> >            3 hrs after
> >            eating          114
> >
> >What am I doing wrong?  I thought my basal and bolus rates were correct, but
> >am not so sure now.   Thanks in advance.
> >                                                                 Karyn
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