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Re: [IP] setting basals



Good Luck - it really is a matter of trial and error - and getting to know 
your body and feel what is right ( if you need help I can feel your body 
:) - bad robert.....

Let us know how it turns out.

Robert B

> Thanks Robert,
>
> I do test many times a day, sometimes every hour to try to figure out what 
> is
> happening and what foods are doing what. Up until now my CDE & endo have 
> been
> making the changes. I figure with the holidays coming up, they are 
> empowering me
> to make some decisions. I am getting up at least once a night (sometimes 
> more)
> which is how I know that I am low if I don't have a snack. I am trying to 
> do a
> fasting test to set my night basals but can't get past 1 am. I will start 
> at 3
> hours and move backwards until I no longer have that low. I am reducing my 
> basal
> by .1 at a time. Don't worry everyone, I email my CDE every other day 
> (twice a
> week due to the holidays) with my log book and what I have done (or think 
> I
> should do), and any questions, but I am sure that I am studying my numbers 
> a
> little longer and harder than they are. They were satisfied with the night 
> time
> snack but I am not and told them.
> Thanks for your help.
> Betsy & Lil' Bit
> PS: I have read Pumping Insulin and that is where I came up with the 3-6 
> hours
> time frame.
>
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Robert Boyd" <email @ redacted>
>> I would lower the basal 3 hours prior to start with - and test test test.
> .
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