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Re: [IP] Pizza



Curtis,

With Pizza, Chinese food or fries I have to use the dual or square wave bolus or
everything appears fine or dropping until about 3 - 4 hours out sometimes even
longer.  For some reason these foods don't seem to absorb as quickly (Probably
all that fat) Good Luck
Donna

curtis wrote:
> 
> Ok, we went to pizza.  Emily (7) ate 4 pieces each was weighed on an good
> scale (+/-0.1 oz} and bolused for individually using 0.28 as the carbo
> factor and 25g per unit.  The last piece was square waved for 2 hrs.  At 2
> hrs post meal she was 94mg/dl.  At 1/2 hr later she was 84.  Fearful of a
> continuing decline because of slow digestion she ate 10g.  1 hrs later she
> was 159, great.  Later-- 267 added a bolus 0.6 to get her down to 150 and an
> hour later she is at 367.  Another bolus of 1.0 units.  1.0U/190pts is her
> ratio--- I think.
> 
> The pizza may be going in fast now or the 10g didn't work and she is
> rebounding.  Any Ideas??
> 
> It is 2:30 am  I'll tell you what happened the rest of the night in the
> morning.
> 
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