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Re: [IP] FW: higher b.g. after fbs

In a message dated 8/13/2001 7:15:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> Hi all:
> Have any of you had this problem and if so, how have you managed to fix it?
> When I wake up my b.g. is pretty good at a fbs...About an hour or two later,
> when I'm ready to eat breakfast, it elevates sometimes 30 pts. sometimes
> 100....
> I've changed my basal rates and that has greatly improved my fbg and it is a
> raised basal due to predawn phen...however, it is perplexing me as to why it
> would be raised two hours after I get up....  My basal set from 3AM to 7 AM
> is .5 and I usually wake up at 6 AM.
> I do drink my DECAF coffee with a drop of non dairy creamer which is equal
> to less than 1 gr. carb. and take my levoxyl about a half hour after I wake
> up but that's it.  I don't eat anything unless my b.g. is low when I first
> wake up.
> Can't wait to hear if any of you have a solution to this problem.
> Kathy B.

  Its called the dawn phenomena many diabetics have it 
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