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Re: [IP] bg's after bolusing (was eating out)





> If she gets back to where she started than the dose itself looks right.  Could
> be the timing that's off.  How long before the meal do you/she bolus?   Her
> absorption might be a little slower too than the usual humalog curve.  I
> believe there is a way to test this (ie the action curve of the insulin).  Can
> someone remember?

Ruth

> Hopefully someone can help me with this.  Kayla's bg is NEVER less than
> 180 one hour after eating.  (She uses Humalog, so by Michael's post, she
> should be about where she was before eating - doesn't happen.)  However,
> within four hours she is back in the normal range.  But she's usually in
> the 200's one hour after eating and slowly comes back down over the next
> three hours.  If I compensated at one hour with more insulin, or even if
> I gave a bigger carb bolus, she'd be going low four hours later.  I
> can't seem to grasp "the big picture" of what is going on here.  Any
> advice?
>
> Kasey
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