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Re: [IP] Medtronic Paradigm 523 Question



 Thanks for all the great suggestions! I have a few new things to try out now
and will report back in a week or two with my results. Your help is appreciated!

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> On Feb 28, 2014, at 7:12 PM, Greg Farkas <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I would try switching what you are eating to try to narrow down the
> cause.....I find cooked oatmeal to be consistent and gives a lot of
> stability to my BG thru the noon hour.  That would be the instant oatmeal
> (takes a only minute to 90 sec to cook) NOT the oatmeal in the envelopes or
> other pre-packaged food..they are mostly sugar and overly processed.
> 
> Some peanut butter (Jif) has a fair amount of sugar added to it, vs others
> that are only peanuts and salt.  Might also check to see what is going into
> latte in terms of maybe there are some hidden sugars somewhere.  Try just
> coffee with a measured amount of plain milk.
> 
> Susan Lane and others wrote earlier about fat and protein interactions, if
> you have butter, peanut butter and any of the flavored "milk" substitutes
> for coffee, they could be high in fat and sugar,
> 
> Also, are your exercise patterns consistent...these can cause some issues.
> 
> I would also check your lead times...I find in the morning I have to wait
> almost an hour before the insulin starts working...eating right around
> bolus time ends up making me high hours later, but giving it time to start
> acting (45-50 min) it tends to stabilize.
> 
> Hope that offers some other insights....
> Greg
> 
> 
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 4:11 PM, Adam Brock
> <email @ redacted>wrote:
> 
>> I would try eating the same prepackaged foods at breakfast for a few days
>> to
>> get a baseline. Something like nutrigrain bars, frozen waffles, etc. Drink
>> something caffeine and sugar free.
>> 
>> My guess is it could be an unintentional variation in the homemade latte.
>> 
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>> ________________________________________
>> From: email @ redacted <
>> email @ redacted>
>> on behalf of Laura Arnold <email @ redacted>
>> Sent: Friday, February 28, 2014 6:04:15 PM
>> To: email @ redacted
>> Subject: Re: [IP] Medtronic Paradigm 523 Question
>> 
>> Are u measuring the peanut butter every time??
>> I know it may sound silly but do u measure what your husband puts in your
>> latte? I don't cook but my husband does and is very supportive of my
>> diabetes
>> and eating healthy but sometimes he'll add something or not measure
>> exactly and
>> it can make a difference!!
>> If it's not the food/carb counting - try testing your basal rate!
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 6:52 PM, Carol reeves <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I have an English muffin with peanut butter and a latte that my husband
>> makes.
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 3:41 PM, Laura Arnold <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> What are u eating for breakfast?
>>>> Laura
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> 
>>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 6:34 PM, Carol reeves <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> I check my sugars, as you suggested Natacha, and then let the bolus
>> wizard
>>>>> calculate the amount of insulin after inserting the number of carbs to
>> be
>>>> eaten.
>>>>> Then I check my BG again (after a couple hours) and that's where the
>>>>> inconsistency is. Any other ideas?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Nastacha Johnson <email @ redacted>
>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> check your sugars before eating --
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> bolus according to the amount of carbs you will be eating --
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> then check sugars again --
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> :)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: Carol Reeves <email @ redacted>
>>>>>> To: ip <email @ redacted>
>>>>>> Sent: Fri, Feb 28, 2014 5:13 pm
>>>>>> Subject: [IP] Medtronic Paradigm 523 Question
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I just started on the Medtronic pump about 6 weeks ago and am really
>>>>>> rustrated. I've been working with my CDE, but neither of us can
>> figure out
>>>>>> why
>>>>>> y morning blood sugars are high after breakfast one day and low the
>> next.
>>>>>> I've
>>>>>> aten the exact same breakfast everyday for two weeks and it never
>> seems to
>>>> be
>>>>>> redictable. Any ideas or suggestions? Activity stays the same, stress
>> stays
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> ame... What are we missing???
>>>>>> 
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> 
> Greg
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