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[IP] RE: basal insulin and ketones

>  A full-blown Type 1 can die of
>DKA with BGs in the 200's whereas a Type 2 can run in the 500's with
>nary an immediate problem! (But wait till later when the complications
>set in!)
> Natalie A. Sera, with all her ducks in a row!

All true, which is why Type 2s running very high bG levels, and dehydrated,
generally fall under the curse of going into a NON-KETOTIC-Hyperosmolar coma
which is every bit as dangerous as DKA.

John Kinsley
Type 1 - 1956
MM 507 - 1998
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