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Re: [[IP] Can someone help me please? (insulin/exercise/carbs/dessert)]




thanks for the suggestion but yes, I counted right. It is actually whole 
oat/wheat bread with some other things in it so it really is only 10 carbs 
per slice . . .it took me forever to find but i love it!!--gianna

>From: Ruth Elowitz <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [[IP] Can someone help me please? 
>(insulin/exercise/carbs/dessert)]
>Date: Mon, 09 Aug 1999 17:01:05 -0700
>
>I keep wondering if you might be miscounting your carbs.  The whole wheat 
>bread I
>have in the house at the moment has 22 carbs per slice so 2 slices would be 
>about
>42 carbs.  I have seen sliced bread with as little as 16 carbs per slice 
>but never
>anything much less than that and I've even seen a few types with as much as 
>28
>carbs per slice..  Are you sure you've got the right #s?   You may want to 
>recheck
>your package.
>
>gianna marzilli wrote:
>
> > sigh . . .my blood sugar this morning was not bad, considering (132) 
>then I
> > had a breakfast of 25 carbs (two pieces of whole wheat toast with almond
> > butter) and took 3 units to try and get around one hundred.  Three and 
>half
> > hours later I was 240!! I took one unit and by lunch time I was 147.
> > According to my carb/insulin/units/blood sugar ratios, this number
> > corresponds to not having injected any insulin at all!! This makes no 
>sense.
> >   I injected in my leg which I haven't done in a little while so I 
>thought
> > maybe it wasn't absorbing.  But my after lunch numbers were good so that
> > means the NPH worked and they were both in the same shot.  I don't get 
>this.
> >   Any ideas? --Gianna
> >
> > >From: denise poole <email @ redacted>
> > >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> > >To: email @ redacted
> > >Subject: Re: [[IP] Can someone help me please?
> > >(insulin/exercise/carbs/dessert)]
> > >Date: 8 Aug 99 23:34:23 EDT
> > >
> > >"gianna marzilli" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > > > Hi everyone: we had company tonight and at 6pm (before dinner) my 
>blood
> > > > sugar was 101.  I had forty carbs (chicken, rice, broccoli, and 
>salad)
> > >and
> > > > gave an injection of 4.0 units.  then, 1 hour and 45 min. later 
>checked
> > >BG,
> > >
> > > > it was 149.  Had dessert (carrot cake) 50 carbs and gave second
> > >injection of
> > >
> > > > 5 units humalog.  About a half hour after this, took a walk and when 
>I
> > >came
> > >
> > > > back (at 9 pm) blood sugar was 91.  At 9:45 I checked and my BG was 
>173.
> > >  So
> > >
> > > > I took my nighttime NPH of 5 units and we'll see how that works 
>tomorow
> > > > morning I guess.
> > > >     I didn't eat anything else or take any more insulin in between 
>the last
> > >two
> > >
> > > > tests.  Why did my blood sugar go back up so fast?  Does it have
> > >anything to
> > >
> > > > do with the fat/protein content of this food? I am not on the pump 
>yet
> > >but
> > > > will be soon and was wondering how I would handle this?  My 
>carbs/units
> > > > ratio is 1 unit for every 10 carbs.  This is very confusing! Help!!
> > >--Gianna
> > >
> > >              Gianna, maybe you did not wait long enough after eating 
>the
> > >carrot cake and so your BS was still rising. A 2-3 hr test might have 
>given
> > >more accurate results. But the strangest thing about your post is that 
>I
> > >also
> > >had carrot cake this morning! I had a carrot cake cupcake for 
>breakfast, it
> > >was exactly 30 gms of carbs and I took 2.5 units of insulin to cover. I 
>was
> > >over 260 at lunch time! I was leaving for a 3 1/2 drive home, so I 
>didnt
> > >take
> > >anymore insulin. I figured if I started having high BS symptoms, I 
>could
> > >pull
> > >over. I felt fine through the trip, and when I arrived home, I was 94! 
>I
> > >just
> > >checked the fat content and it is low. I can't figure this one out, 
>maybe
> > >we
> > >both got a bad batch of carrot cake!?:-)  Well I hope your morning BS 
>was
> > >good! I guess I will have another cupcake for breakfast and see what
> > >happens
> > >this time! Denise
> > >
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