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Re: [IP] Re: Timing of bolus and 2-hr pp readings



Marion
I have been reading all your posts here during the 508 and then now the
Paradigm.  We just got our Paradigm in the mail today along with Quicksets
6mm
I hope we are as happy with the Paradigm as you and Gabe are
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To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Timing of bolus and 2-hr pp readings


> On injections, I always gave Gabriel Humalog in the arm.  His b.g. would
drop
> slightly and then rise slowly; the Humalog in the arm worked faster than
his
> food digested.
>
> When starting the pump, since the site his in his hip/butt area, the start
of
> the Humalog is slower...Eli Lilly says that site could be as much as 87
> minutes slower than the arm or abdomen.  Gabe's post prandials began to
rise
> to 160-200....so I began to bolus at least 15 minutes before the
meal....and
> now postprandials at 1 hour are usually not more that 130.
>
> Try a meal bolus five minutes before and see if your b.g. drops in five
> minutes.  Try it ten minutes before and measure every five minute and see
> when you get a change in b.g. that is safe and yet shows you that the
Humalog
> has started working.
>
>
> Marion
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