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Re: [IP] Basal rate lead in times

> A year has passed since I started on the pump and prompted by the
> recent discussion about basal rates on this list I decided to tweak
> mine.
> I am using the Pumping Insulin book, third edition as a reference
> but find the book slightly confusing on the point of the time lapse
> between making a change in the basal rate when and when one can
> expect the effect to start making itself known using Humalog.
> On page 173 the figures 1 to 1 and a half hours are proposed, on
> page 96 - 2 to 3 hours and on page 104 - 3 to 6 hours and perhaps
> more.

Typical values for most people are about 1/2 the peak time of the 

Humalog 1 hour before desired "effect" time
Regular 2 hours

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