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Re: [IP] frustrating weekend trip

> Now on Sunday, when we arrived home she was close to 500! What
> gives? We had a temporary basal increase of .2 for the 7 hours we
> drove and  we had her check half way, (she was 200) and she bolused
> down, targeting to 100. WHAT HAPPENED?
> At this point I'm very frustrated.
> For long car trips how much do you raise basals???
As much as it takes.  This varies with each person, you just have to 
check every couple of hours. Remember, if you find a high it will be 
worse in an hour so you have to do a sort of "not-there" unused 
insulin calculation and compensate for what is missing.

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