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Re: [IP] Sweets [was Casting Call]



All I know is if something has a lot of fat content in it, it's almost
impossible for me to accurately bolus for it.. I always go high in the
morning (after eating a high fat item i.e. very rich icecream for dinner)
Forrest

Jay Watson wrote:

> <<<i am curious again.  am i the only diabetic here that can't eat
> anything i want even if i know how many carbs. are in the foods.  i
> tried eating pie and my bg went thru the roof.  i mentioned this to my
> dr.  he just said don't do it then.  i haven't found that the pump makes
> a difference on my being able to handle sweets.  ellen>>>
>
> ellen,
>
> I have had some similar experiences in that I find that some foods bely
> their measured carbohydrate content.  This could be a GI thing, or
> something else.  There have been times when I eat something (well
> outside my normal diet) and my bg doesn't respond "typically."
>
> No matter how good the pump system is (are), it cannot compete with a
> real pancrease.  But it does come in a strong second!
>
> I don't let it bother me; I just eat it when I feel like it (not too
> often), give it my best guess and in 2 hours see how I did and adjust
> accordingly.
>
> Jay
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