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Re: [IP] Glucose Tabs



Careful with those numbers. For a small individual like Spencer, the 
numbers are more likely 
25 to 50 point rise for 5 g of carbo,
15 - 25 grams of CHO per unit of insulin (maybe more)
Michael

On Thu, 27 Aug 1998 email @ redacted wrote:

> Hello Lisa D.
> Good general rules of thumb:
> 5 Gms glucose raises blood glucose 20 units (mg%)',
> 1 Unit insulin is used per 10 - 12 Gms CHO,
> Unused Insulin: Velosilin = 16 - 20% is used per hour
>                          Humalog 25% per hour
> 1 unit of insulin drops blood sugar 30 - 40 units (mg%)
> Using these rules and seeing Spencer's response will let you adjust
> accordingly.
> good Luck.
> Yale
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