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Re: [IP] basals and insulin peak times



Thanks, I understand it better now.
I don't have that book yet, it is on my purchasing list and will buy as soon
as I can afford it.


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Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 11:00 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] basals and insulin peak times


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> Jackie,
>
>   Don you have the book, PUMPING INSULIN by John Walsh, 3rd edition?  He
> talks about this very thing.  In there he states that the average 'rule'
is
> that you are dealing with a window of between 90-180 minutes before the
basal
> insulin starts to actually affect your BG.  So, if you are having trouble
> with BGs at 5:30 AM try correcting your 3:30AM basal.  For Joshua I just
use
> a TWO hour window, to round things out, and do the adjustments that way.
It
> has worked for us.
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