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Re: [IP] HELP WITH BASALS



> Hi List
> 
> My daughter Eileen (13) has been having pre breakfast lows tests at
> 7:00 a.m. on weekdays and approx. 10:30 a.m. on saturdays and
> sundays) for the last week. Have checked her at 2, 2:30 and 3:00
> a.m. and she seems fine at these times.
> 
> Her basals are:
> 
> 12:00-3:30a.m.---1.1
> 3:30a.m.-9:00a.m.---1.0
> 9:00a..m.-3:00p.m.---0.8 (these are her school hours)
> 3:00p.m.-8:00p.m.---1.2
> 8:00p.m.-12:00---1.0
> 
> Her basals are working fine during the day. What I'm not sure of, is
> what time should I reduce her night basal. I know the Pumping
> Insulin book says it should be lowered 3-6 hours before the lows
> occur, but I'm not really sure of what to do. Would like some H E L
> P , or suggestions.

You need profile data on her basals. Read that section in PI or look 
at the HOWTO's on the Insulin Pumpers web site. There is a tool to 
simulate basal and bg response on the HOWTO page at:

http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/howto.shtml
"Insulin Pumpers Basal Rate Estimator"

Michael
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