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Re: [IP] Ketones

In a message dated 3/20/2002 8:29:40 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> > For example, with a 150, I would add 2 units to my regular bolus
> > (150-2(30)=90. I would expect to have a BS near 90 at my next meal.
> > With a BS over 200 the 1 to 30 ratio does not get it. With a 200, I use
> > 200-5(20)=100 (close enough). I would expect to have a 100 before my nest
> > meal.

Well, the endo never told us anything like it, but lots of testing tells us 
that above 150, insulin resistance increases.  A unit of insulin will cover 
120 points for food, but if b.g. is above 150, a unit only covers 50 points 
and above 200, a unit only lowers 30-40 points.

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