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Re: [IP] After Meal Highs Following Fasting for Basal Testing



Victoria

Your carb ratio may need to be increased since your basals has decreased.  
your basals were on the high side which help your carb bolus keep your BS in 
range.

charlotte


>--- pclark <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have been on the pump for five months and still
> > have not been able to
> > finish my basal testing. Part of the problem is that
> > I'm so sensitive to
> > insulin that it is has been difficult to keep blood
> > sugars up in range
> > enough.  I just keep reducing the basals. I finally
> > was recently able to get
> > through the night three times in a row, with a basal
> > rate of 0.1 unit/hr
> > from 10 p.m to 3 a.m., without bs going below 70.
> > Now I am trying to test
> > the morning basal rate of 0.3 u/hr by skipping my 7
> > a.m.breakfast. On
> > 7/19/01 and 7/22/01 my bs at 6 a.m.and 7 a.m. was
> > around 100, at 8 a.m. it
> > dropped to around 70 and at 9 a.m. it  was in the
> > 50's on both days. It
> > seems obvious I need a change if I want to be able
> > to skip breakfast. The
> > other thing I've noticed is that on both these days,
> > my blood sugar was in
> > the 200's two hours after lunch. These are the only
> > highs I've had in the
> > last four days even though I've had other lows in
> > the 50's and 60's. I did
> > take a meal bolus with my usual carbohydrate ratio
> > of 1.0 unit of insulin
> > for 25 grams of CHO. Has anyone else noticed this
> > happening when doing basal
> > testing?
> >
> > Victoria
> > type 1 for 30 years, pumping for 5 months
> >
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