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Re: [IP] itailian food and HIGH BG's...suggestions please



Erin,
I would have used a dual wave of 15, then 15 for over 2 1/2 or 3 hours. That
is why I love the pump, as pasta does that to me TOO!
----- Original Message -----
From: foley1ec <email @ redacted>
To: pumpers <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2000 2:34 PM
Subject: [IP] itailian food and HIGH BG's...suggestions please


> last night i went out for italian with my family. i remember seeing stuff
> about
> pasta affecting your blood sugars in weird ways...yeah...i was in for a
> surprise. i got ravioli with tomato sauce, bread, soup (bean) and creme
brulea
> for dessert. big meal. bolused 10 at beginning and 10 in the middle.
didn't do
> anything else. 2 hours later i was 100. then, an hour after that i was 375
and
> it took 16 units to bring me down to 140! so...would a temp basal rate
have
> helped? i would think it would have made me low at first, since the first
two
> hours post meal were fine, it was just that third hour...and 16 units to
bring
> it down! i was almost certain it was my set for awhile there... but if
FINALLY
> came down.
> please, any input would be helpful.
>
> Erinn (D for 15 years, pumping 3 weeks
>
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