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Re: [IP] help! need to change basals



> I could use some help from all you pumpers. 
> 
> My son Kevin was doing fine and then his bgs went wild!  I know I
> need to change basals again since we've been doing nightly testing,
> but wonder how much I should move. Last night he had great
> afternoon, dinner and bedtime bgs...80s to 120s.  At 11:00 PM he was
> 127
>      12:30 AM            147
>        3:00 Am            297  corrected with 1.5
>        5:30 Am             247
> 
You need some more data points and they must be repeatable. The 
absolute values are not important, but the shape of the curve should 
be roughly the same.
> Any suggestions on how much and where I should change
> Right now his basals are 12:00 AM to 3 AM -  0.4
>                             3:00 AM  to 8 AM - 0.5
>                                       8:00 PM to 10 PM - 0.7
>                          10:00 PM to 12 AM - 0.8
> 
> We usually have just changed by 0.1 each time and am thinking of
> changing his 12 to 3 AM to 0.5.
>
Try using the tool on the web site howto page

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