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[IP] less insulin requirement after pumping

> i started pumping i was using 25 units a day basal, and over the last week
> i have been constantly low. i've lowered it down to only 20 units a day
> basal. i was just wondering, because i think i head this at one point, do
> your basal requirements go down once the body gets used to having insulin
> on a constant "drip?"
> Erinn (D for 15 years, pumping 1 month, 1 week, 6 days)

Wayyy back 16+ years ago I was taking 45 units on shots, after pumping it
was a total of 33 per day. Your needs as your BGs level out will call for
less insulin.
Jan (60 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83)

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