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Re: [IP] Wizard: "Do not bolus until BG is normal."



How low were you?  I usually ignore the Wizard and would bolus less to make
up for however low my BG is.


On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 3:51 PM, Steven Schoch <
schoch6+email @ redacted> wrote:

> Yes, I know I'm low. That's why I'm eating now. But I'm eating a full 80g
> high-carb lunch, so I have to bolus. The bolus wizard will helpfully adjust
> for low BG by reducing the number of units, but why does it have to tell
> me: "DO NOT BOLUS UNTIL BG IS NORMAL"?
>
> If you're low before lunch, are you supposed to treat yourself with 15g of
> sugar, wait 15 minutes, see if you're normal, THEN eat lunch? Not only will
> my lunch be cold by then, but the other members of my lunch party will not
> be happy.
>
> Or should I just eat lunch now, and bolus after? I know from experience
> that doesn't work as it will cause me to first go high, then low.
>
> So what do ye all do when you're low before a meal? Do you ignore the
> friendly warnings from your pump like I do? Or do you not use the bolus
> wizard?
>
> --
> Steve
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