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Re: [IP] Basal rates question



Even if you don't eat between 12 & 8, your bgs should remain stable unless your
basal rates are off.  Try decreasing by .1 or .2 units 1-2 hours before the drop
happens.

Lynn Nurczyk wrote:

> No, I have not done a fasting basal test.  I have only been on the pump 6
> days, and from what I was told by the dietician, the CDE doesn't like us to
> fast, just try to eat 3 meals a day at approximately the same time each day.
> The problem is that I leave for work at 6:30, eat lunch at noon, and often
> don't get home until 8 p.m.  So there is a while in between meals when my
> sugars tend to drop, but I try not to snack, if I can help it.
>
> ------Original Message------
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: July 31, 2000 11:07:18 PM GMT
> Subject: Re: [IP] Basal rates question
>
> Lynn,
> Have you ever done a fasting basal test?  Has anyone else done that before
> to
> see if your basal rates are set appropriately?  I do them often to make sure
> that my basal rates are set right, then I work out my insulin to carb ratio.
> Of course, my CDE helps with all of this too!!
>
> Kelly
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