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Re: [IP] hi then lo



I have had that problem before and the thing I have done to correct it 
is change the infusion set.  I have notice a little swelling under the 
skin not allowing the insulin to flow freely.  Check your site that 
might be the problem.  Just a suggestion.


>From: Donna <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] hi then lo
>Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 12:06:38 -0500
>
>I don't know if Im having lows, I am checking about every 2 hours 
(especially
>after meals). At 2 hrs after a meal it is high then at 4 hours it is 
back down
>to what it was at meal time (still high).  Last night it was 141 and 
this
>morning up to 178 (this has never happened before). Hopefully the 
antibiotics
>and the increased basal will help.  Looking forward to getting my pump, 
maybe
>then I can control it better.
>
>Donna
>
>email @ redacted wrote:
>> 
>> In a message dated 99-03-10 10:45:58 EST, you write:
>> 
>
>> your BG might be dropping too fast, and if you don't catch it with a 
test,
>> then you might be getting a rebound effect that shoots you high, then 
if you
>> give Humalog to lower it, then you go low again and then rebound.  
The old
>> "rollercoaster effect. Sounds like you need less insulin somewhere. 
Hourly
>> testing might locate the problem. Do you go low after meal boluses? 
or low at
>> peak times of long acting insulin?
>> Barbara B.
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