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Re: [IP] Corrections/PLEASE CLARIFY...NEW PUMPERS HERE



At 10:26 AM 3/02/02 email @ redacted wrote:
 >Okay; Gabe eats the same breakfast everyday.  He is never 350 after any 
meal,
 >anytime, even high fat/high carb unless he forgets to inject.
 >
 >My questions:
 >
 >b.g. 87 at 3:30 p.m. (three hours after lunch)
 >b.g. 200 at 4:30 p.m.  bolus 1 unit
 >b.g. 207 at 5:30 p.m.  do nothing
 >b.g. 246 at 6:30 p.m.   That has to mean that b.g. is rising and the
 >correction boluses are having NO effect.  Even if the basals are off and 
even
 >if it was a high fat/high carb meal (it wasn't), then correction bolus must
 >have some effect.
 >
 >With the above scenario, I gave an injection and b.g. dropped to 167 
after an
 >hour and then back to normal.
 >
 >THat means set wasn't working, correct?????

Not necessarily... it could also mean that the Basal is set too low.

Sam
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