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Re: [IP] pump up the basal?
> That one "trouble spot" drove me nuts when I first started pumping. It was
> maddening, because one of the things I was looking for from pumping was a
> better mid morning BG, with no crash at lunch. My work schedule would not
> tolerate anything else. I tried the same adjustments you tried, with the
> exact same results (high mid morning or crash at lunch).
Lily was able to fix this problem with a 'morning bolus' when she
gets up from bed in the morning. She had to experiment some. 1.5 to
2 units seems to do it for her. I worked with Velosulin and now works
with Humalog. There is some variability in when she uses it.
On school days when she rises at 6:30, is usually is not needed ( 7
hours sleep). If she gets more than 8 hours it is always needed.
Must have something to do with body rythms. She had to fool around
with the timing and amounts for a couple of months to get it just
right every time.
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