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Re: [IP] how much of a bg rise

> the correct ratio of bolus to grams carb will return the bg to
> within 30 points of the original bg 5 hours after eating.. that was
> the rule of thumb when regular insulin was used.. with humalog, you
> can anticipate  the return in about 3 hours.. that is why i
> encourage our clients to wait 3 hours after a bolus correction
> before correcting again...

You might consider teaching them to calculate unused insulin so they 
can test in 1 to 1 1/2 hours and see if they are on the right track 
and modify the dose accordingly. My daughter has managed to whittle 
this down to about 30 - 45 minutes when she's high and can bring her 
bg's to target when high very quickly.
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