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Re: [IP] Glucose Tabs



In a message dated 8/27/98 1:41:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
email @ redacted writes:

<< 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. >>
This usually works for the average adult, but not necessarily a child.

Barbara B.
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