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Re: [IP] RE: which basal time spread to change?

> My 10-year-old son drops low during the night, unless 
> he eats a snack before he goes to bed and doesn't bolus 
> for it. Last night, I had a clean shot (no insulin interfering, no
> pun intended) to check his blood sugars. Here's what I saw: 10 p.m.
> - 125, 12 a.m. - 115, 2 a.m. - 110, 4 a.m., 91, 7 a.m. - 68
> His basal rate is 1.1 from midnight to 6 a.m. The other 
> times his basal rate is at 0.8. I'm thinking to drop his 
> basal rate from 4 to 6 a.m. to 1.0. Is that enough of a 
> time spread to show a difference? 
Try the basal rate estimator tool at:


It will give you a guestimate of what to expect. I've got Lily's 
basals set so that she rises slowly through the night by 20 - 50 
points. Guess I'm a nervous Nellie.

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