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Re: [IP] Carbs to Raising Glucose Ratio

At 03:50 PM 7/18/01 -0400, you wrote:
 >Tyring to figure out how many carbs it takes to raise my blood glucose a
 >certain level... anyone out there know how to calculate this?  For instance,
 >let's say I eat 50 carbs... how much would my blood sugar go up if my
 >insulin/cab ration is 1 unit per 10 carbs?  Does this ratio mean that 10
 >carbs raises my sugar 15 points if my sensativity factor is 15?
 >Can I figure this, do I need to call my endo, or has this already been
 >figured out?  Any advice would be appreciated.  Thanks

Hi Michael,

You can find instructions on how to calculate this on the IP website at 

The guidelines given in John Walsh's "Pumping Insulin" book are good, but 
they are only guidelines and may be wrong for many people.  This simple 
test will tell you exactly how your body reacts to carbohydrates.

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