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Re: [IP] Dawn Phenom...

Hi Cheri,

Yes, I have a reverse dawn phenomena.  My basal rate is 3.1 for during the
night and 3.5 during the day.  Still I will have night time lows as low as

Being 53 the only growing I do is in my mid-section.  The other list readers
will agree that I will never mature!

Best wishes,


> I am posting this to both lists in hopes of satisfying my curiosity?!
> I think my daughter has reverse dawn phenom. She goes high when she first
> goes to sleep at night so I have been making adjustments to nighttime
> basals for several weeks trying to leverl her nightime bgs out.  She is
> getting from 1.0 to 1.1 from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. We decrease from there to
> about .6 at 4-6 a.m.  Anyone else experiencing this?  Amelia is growing
> and maturing at a rapid rate. She is 9 1/2.
> Just curious?
> Cheri McCurdy
> Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 11:08:02 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Dawn Phenom...
> John,
> My Joshua has DP and his rates run 0.8 from 4-8 AM.  He is 11 and IPer 3
> years now.  All his rates increase as he grows.  He is in early stages of
> puberty now as well.  Don't forget that the basal rate you have this hour
> doesn't start to affect your BGs for about 90-180 minutes later.  See
> INSULIN by John Walsh, 3rd edition if you don't have it already.  He
> talks
> all about this.  Anyway, with the delayed reaction, plan on starting your
> DP
> basal rate a few hours before you think your liver starts to kick in. ! I
> think it is around 5:30 AM for Josh.
> Good Luck....OH, you can find the book and many other good books online
> through this list's book page and this list will receive a much needed
> donation frrom Amazon anytime you buyy through this link!!
> Sylvia
> mom to Joshua
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