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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #403



Short answer, see the HOWTO pages and read about RATIOS. There are 3 of 
interest

carb/insulin
carb/bg
bg/insulin

http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/howto.shtml

On Sat, 12 Aug 2000, Jane B Reese wrote:

> OK< all you pumpers!  I've only been pumping since January 1999.  My old Doc
> retired, who saw me through my hypoglycemia-pumping transformation.  Then my
> new Doc wanted to know my rates of pumping.  OK, my basals are pretty much
> fixed, although I still am working on them.  I did not know how to express
> my bolus rates - HOW do you do that?  What do I say - OK, for a slice of
> bread, I bolus 1.7?  Do you say it by carbs?  I've seen people on here say
> their rates are 1:7 or 1:15 - what does that mean?  I am not only frustrated
> with this pump which I cannot make work, despite 35 years of diabetes - no
> complications, luckily - but I cannot answer my Doc's (or anybody else's
> questions).  I just met my first real life pumper today, and altho' I could
> express my different basal rates to her, I couldn't tell my current/new Doc.
> Help??
> 
> Thanks, Jane (who finds this list incredibly useful)
> 
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