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Re: [IP] IOB Question

I've found the engineering/scientific specifications for the insulin the 
most helpful. It is engineered/designed to be used at a particular rate. 
Humalog is used at about 30% 30% 30% 10% and regular is more like 20% 
20% 20% 20% 20%. I have an excel chart that I made that predicts where 
my glucose should be for hours 1-5 and it seems to work exactly as the 
spec says. I've never used apidra though.

Using the specification (that comes with the insulin from the pharmacy) 
you can also predict how much insulin is onboard.

On 6/27/2015 1:44 PM, John H wrote:
 > Look up absorption rates. I think my doctor told me that if the insulin lasts
 > hours it's 40-30-30. However for me it lasts 5 hours. As most things
 > it's different for everyone. With patience and documentation, you could
> your curve.
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