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Re: [IP] Basal question



What is the web page. I must have missed it.

Jeff
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Robinton" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2000 12:36 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Basal question


>
> > How long before a rise or drop in blood sugar should the basal rates be
> > changed?  When I check my son's blood sugar at 2am he is usually okay
but
> > then by 6am he is low.  Thanks for helping a newbie!  :)
>
> Please review the sections in Pumping Insulin on basal changes, the HOWTO
> pages of the web site and talk to your medical team.
>
> There is also a basal profile estimator on the HOWTO page that will give
> you some idea of what changes might look like.
>
> You need good repeatable data points at least every two hours before
> attempting basal adjustments. These do not have to be taken all in one
> set of measurements, but can be a composite taken over several days.
> Absent some nice tool like a recording glucometer, stagger the
> measurements so that overlapping days occur every hour. There is much
> more info in the HOWTO's and Pumping Insulin.
>
> My daughter starts basal insulin one hour before she wants it to take
> effect (Humalog), it used to be two hours (regular). YMMV
>
> Michael
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