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Re: [IP] Question



I also have different basal requirements on the weekends, but I have a
higher rate on the weekends.  I tend to lay around the house more on
weekends, and usually work out most mornings during the week.
Mario
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Sent: Friday, December 08, 2000 8:19 AM
Subject: [IP] Question


> I have noticed that my basal rate requirements are different on weekends
and
> days off than during the week.  The basal rates which are fine during
working
> days provide too much insulin on the weekends, especially in the morning.
If
> I sleep in on the weekend I inevitably wake up with a low blood sugar.  I
am
> on a Disetronic pump, and after I get up on the weekend, I program my pump
> for a temporary basal rate reduction (lasts for 3 hours, for those of you
on
> a different pump), but this doesn't help me if I want to sleep in.  Has
> anyone else noticed this?  What do you do?  I assume the difference in
basal
> rates reflects the fact that working is a lot more stressful than laying
in
> bed all day (!).  Thanks.
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