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Re: [IP] amount of insulin to drop sugars



I did not realize this ratio, till I was told to do the carb count and bs check
once I was doing this, I noticed a pattern  my ratio at present is 1 unit/13 carb
and I put in 1 unit for each 35 over 120 as I was told by my educator

Brian and Tina Snyder wrote:

> >My pump trainer (who is diabetic herself) mentioned a similar ratio.  She
> suggested 1 unit for every 50 points over 150.  She called it a correction
> bolus.  Sounds very similar.<
>
> Boy is that low!  My endo told me that I should use 3.5 units for every 50
> over 150!  Most of the time that works for me, sometimes though it will cause
> a low.
>
> By the way, I went to see him this week and my A1C was down to 7.6 from 8.8!
> And that is from only being on the pump one month!  I was surprised that they
> can now do that test in the office with a tiny drop of blood.  Sure beats
> having it drawn from the vein.
>
> Tina in NE Ohio
> Dx'ed 1983, MM508 6-21-01
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