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Re: [IP] High morning numbers



hey guys>>> i just watched the "ZONE DIET" segment on "gma" and they all had
a weight loss around their waists,but,  we are diabetic,,, please tell your
docs what you want to do and check the sugars.  you know "WE" are the smart
ones because we have the guts to ask questions and try to do the best we
can...  stay well all,,,,Vincie
----- Original Message -----
From: RoseLea <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2000 2:25 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] High morning numbers


> Lisa asked:
>
> <<I have been pumping for almost a month and LOVE IT!!  However I am
having
> a
> problem that was discussed here a couple of weeks ago.  My fasting numbers
> are good in the morning but as soon as I eat they skyrocket.  Doesn't seem
> to matter how much I bolus.  I usually eat an english muffin and a cup of
> coffee with flavored creamer.  Just wondered if anyone had found a "cure"
> for this yet?>>
>
> I have this problem also.  What worked for me was taking 2u of insulin for
> every 15g of carb for breakfast, then running a lower basal the rest of
the
> morning so as not to get too low.  This way, I end up with an after
> breakfast of around 130 and level out the rest of the morning.  Another
lady
> with this problem told me she takes a "get out of bed in the morning
bolus"
> and then takes a regular breakfast bolus when she eats.  You could try
some
> different things, and remember, YMMV.
>
> RoseLea and Max
>
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