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[IP] Re: insulin to carb ratio

In a message dated 1/7/01 2:29:38 PM Central Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> We are in the pre - pump training and need a math formula to figure the 
> insulin to carb ration.  The dietician has him training with 1 unit of 
> insulin per 15 grams of carbs.  What's the formula to figure this with?  If 
> he has 62 grams of carbs, how much insulin would he need?  With the 
> injections we would just do 4H, but with the Minimed doing .1, we are sort 
> of 
> lost.  Sorry my math is weak right now!  Could it be a lack of sleep? 
> stress? 
> too many years since I used percents?  who knows?  I just figured those of 
> you who are doing this on a daily basis would know the answers.
> Susan

If it's 1:15 then 15 goes into 62 4x and you'd bolus 4.  
Does the MM do something different for bolus' that htron's don't?

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