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Re: [IP] morning insulin resistance

> << Sam indicates a need for using a ratio of 1 unit / 12 g CHO for breakfast,
>  yet less insulin / carb (1 unit to 15 g CHO) for lunch and dinner. This
>  might suggest that the morning basal rates are slightly higher than needed.
>  In essence the "excess" morning basal is also supplementing the breakfast
>  bolus, "masking" the true ratio required. >>
> Pardon me for stepping on your math, but, if somebody needs 1 unit for 12
> grams at breakfast and 1 unit for 15 grams the rest of the day, and they
> choose to manage the situation with a change in basal rate, then the morning
> basals would be set too LOW.  More insulin is required to counteract the same
> number of carbs. 
You might want to look at the ratio calculator on our web page


The howto's on ratios, carbo, bg's, etc... are all good reading for 
this subject.

See http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/howto

There are a bunch of them.

Michael <email @ redacted>
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
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