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Re: [IP] Basal testing

> Alright, I have written and asked this question before but thought
> I'd do it one more time to see if I can get a more consistent
> answer- I have asked many people, doctors, and read the newest
> Pumping Insulin - How long before a rise or decrease in blood sugar
> do you change the basal??  Some have said 1 hour, 2 hours, and the
> PI book said 3-6 hours for humalog which seems way off to me.  I am
> frustrated with this, please give me some advice. 

The computer model, which mimics the curves given for H and R, is

one hour for humalog
two hours for regular

see the curves at:


Use the computer model to simulate changes in basal rates.
This may be of assistance when tweaking basals.

"Insulin Pumper's Basal Rate Estimator"

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