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Re: [IP] Medtronic Paradigm 523 Question



Ok - thought about it a little more...
Sometimes exercise can affect you up to 24 hours later...maybe??
Or this could just be another lovely joy of diabetes !! ;0)

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> On Feb 28, 2014, at 8:49 PM, Carol reeves <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Interesting... How would I account for that if my bedtime sugar was fine?
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 5:09 PM, Susan Lane <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> It may be from what you're eating the day before.  That can make a
>> difference in my opinion.
>> 
>> 
>>> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Carol Reeves <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Yes, I measure the peanut butter (as much as is possible since it's pretty
>>> sticky) and I use the same package of English muffins and they all look to
>>> be
>>> pretty much the same size and I take the carb count off the package. I
>>> even had
>>> my husband measure out the milk in my lattes so they would be consistent.
>>> Still,
>>> one day after two hours it jumps to 240 and the next day it drops to 55.
>>> That's
>>> a BIG difference for a small amount of difference in peanut butter or size
>>> of
>>> muffin or teaspoon of milk.
>>> 
>>> I'm not sure how to test my basal rate, but I also don't understand why
>>> that
>>> could make eating the exact same thing for days result in highs on some
>>> days and
>>> lows on others. I'm still new at this, so if you could explain that I'd be
>>> grateful!
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 4:04 PM, Laura Arnold wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Are u measuring the peanut butter every time??
>>>> I know it may sound silly but do u measure what your husband puts in your
>>>> latte? I don't cook but my husband does and is very supportive of my
>>> diabetes
>>>> and eating healthy but sometimes he'll add something or not measure
>>> exactly
>>> and
>>>> it can make a difference!!
>>>> If it's not the food/carb counting - try testing your basal rate!
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> 
>>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 6:52 PM, Carol reeves <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> I have an English muffin with peanut butter and a latte that my husband
>>>> makes.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 3:41 PM, Laura Arnold <email @ redacted>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> What are u eating for breakfast?
>>>>>> Laura
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 6:34 PM, Carol reeves <email @ redacted>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I check my sugars, as you suggested Natacha, and then let the bolus
>>> wizard
>>>>>>> calculate the amount of insulin after inserting the number of carbs
>>> to be
>>>>>> eaten.
>>>>>>> Then I check my BG again (after a couple hours) and that's where the
>>>>>>> inconsistency is. Any other ideas?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Nastacha Johnson <email @ redacted>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> check your sugars before eating --
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> bolus according to the amount of carbs you will be eating --
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> then check sugars again --
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> :)
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>>>> From: Carol Reeves <email @ redacted>
>>>>>>>> To: ip <email @ redacted>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 5:13 pm
>>>>>>>> Subject: [IP] Medtronic Paradigm 523 Question
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I just started on the Medtronic pump about 6 weeks ago and am really
>>>>>>>> rustrated. I've been working with my CDE, but neither of us can
>>> figure
>>> out
>>>>>>>> why
>>>>>>>> y morning blood sugars are high after breakfast one day and low the
>>> next.
>>>>>>>> I've
>>>>>>>> aten the exact same breakfast everyday for two weeks and it never
>>> seems
>>> to
>>>>>> be
>>>>>>>> redictable. Any ideas or suggestions? Activity stays the same, stress
>>>> stays
>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> ame... What are we missing???
>>>>>>>> 
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