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Re: [IP] Glucose Tabs



For a size reference, Lisa,  Kayla weighs 45 pounds and is 45 inches
tall.  One 4gCHO glucose tab will raise her 40-45 points.

Kasey

Michael wrote:
> 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.


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