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Re: [IP] Basal percent



Danny,

For me, depending upon the total insulin intake, the percentage
of basal out of the total daily insulin is 25 - 38%.  My basal
level tends to be low, compared to what I've seen for others.

Kevin

> 
> Hi all,
> I read (I think in Pumping Insulin) where basal insulin
> typically accounts for 50 to 60 percent of a pumpers daily
> insulin requirement.  I've only been pumping for 3 weeks so
> far, and I've been adjusting my basal rates by fasting and
> checking BGs, and currently my basal insulin only accounts
> for about 35 percent of my daily total.  Is this at all normal?
> What percents are you other pumpers coming up with?  I know
> this is an individual thing, but I'm curious to know what
> percent of pumpers fall within the '50 to 60 percent basal'
> rule.
> Thanks,
> Danny
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