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Re: [IP] Honeymoon Over?

In a message dated 6/1/98 1:03:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
email @ redacted writes:

<<  transition to pumping, is it normal for your basal need to go *up*
 after a while?  I know overall insulin need is likely to go *down* at first
 (which mine did), but what about later? >>

Could be you have used up most of the "depot " insulin and don't have that
extra absorbing now.  Basal testing around the clock ( on separate days, of
course) should help identify the problem.  If basal rates are OK, then your
meal bolus ratios might need to be adjusted.  Hang in there and be patient.
It does take a little time for some people to find out what is actually

Barbara B.
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
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