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Re: [IP] Found a solution

At 10:44 AM 2/21/00 -0500, you wrote:
>For years I have had large glucose spikes after meals. MDI did not fix this
>problem, nor did the pump at first. I believe I have found a solution and
>I'd like to see if anyone else has had a similar experience. My blood sugars
>have always been good when I get up in the mornings. It is only after eating
>that my sugar would quickly jump to 250+. It would come back down but I just
>could not prevent the huge spike. Several weeks ago I decided to set my
>basals as if I had a dawn phenomenon. This has worked like a charm so far. I
>am usually 80 upon arising and I seldom make it to 200 after meals now.
>Yesterday I had waffles and syrup for breakfast. Was 159 one hour later and
>123 an hour after that! Amazing. Is this some sort of hidden dawn
>phenomenon? Has anyone else experienced this? I sure hope it lasts. One more
>piece of data: Although my sugar has always been like 70 to 100 upon waking
>up, if I didn't eat it would be 150+ at 12 noon. Delayed dawn phenomenon?
>David, can you attribute the rise in your bgs to any medications you are 
>taking.  I notice the same pattern, but I can pin it down to meds.

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