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Re: [IP] Bg rise in a.m....
>> Here's a question...
>> I wake up with a bg around 70 to 120. I faithfully eat my Lender's
>> cinnamon swirl bagel 38 carbs and drink a cup of milk = 12 carbs. I
>> bolus my 5 units (1:10 carb ratio). Before lunch check I am usually 250
>> or higher?!?!?!? If I'm too low waking up I am rebounding, I know, BUT
>> even if I am normal I go way too high!!! What could it be?!? Do I need
>> a different carb. ratio for breakfast? I DO have Pumping Insulin and
>> plan on reading it SOON!! Any ideas for me now though?!? -Tonya D.
>> P.S. Can dawn phenom. happen around 11:00?!? That's when I get up! :-)
For me, whether fasting, high or low or having a "normal" day; the "dawn
phenomenon" attacks bwteen 7:00 am and 11:00 am. This has been the case
for 25 years now. It is not a rebound in my case.
For whatever reason, some of us need a significantly larger amount of basal
in the 7:00 - 12:00 noon period. For me on MDI, my basal insulin, 12 units
of ULX2is more than adequate for 19 hours of the day but the typical
fasting am (w/o injections of H) for me is as follows:
2:00 am - 7:00 am 5 mmol/l
8:00 am 8 mmol/l
9:00 am 13 mmol/l
10:00 am 17 mmol/l
11:00 am 20 mmol/l
hence, you are not alone. If I had a pump; I'd just go ahead and increase
the basal for that period of time by .2 units per hour every few days until
I got an acceptable range for this time of day. Then just bolus for the am
meal per carb counting.
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