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RE: [IP] Eating



I agree that you have to be careful, especially at first. For me though I
know that if I am over 180 at 2 hours I need to do a small correction. This
applies only to me and was found by a whole lot of trial and error.

David


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of Kathy Trondsen
> Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 8:02 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Eating
>
>
> David wrote:
>
> "I have made it a practice to always check my sugar two hours
> after a meal.
> That way if I am high I can quickly do a correction.  ..."
>
> Just a word of caution -- this is a real YMMV.  I got myself
> into a fair
> number of pretty bad lows by testing at 2 hours, correcting,
> and having my
> correction interact with the leftover insulin's 2 hours to
> go.  The CDE was
> pretty adamant that I shouldn't do corrections until at least
> 3 hours after
> a bolus or meal, and she thinks 4 hours will work better for me.
>
> Just my (admittedly limited) experience.
> Kathy
>
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