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Re: Fw: [IP] High Bg's



Wendy Anderson wrote:
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wendy Anderson <email @ redacted>
> To: Rosalind Mincher <email @ redacted>
> Date: Friday, May 15, 1998 1:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] High Bg's
> 
> >Hi Roz, thanks for your reply, at that time Since I had just began pump
> >therapy my endo had me on just a basal rate. When I phoned him with that
> >high bg of 17.3 (that's around 315) he'd suggested I start to bolus, as
> well
> >as basal. Yes through the pump. I did check my ketones and they've been
> >between trace and small amounts, thank God.  I am still feeling yucky
> >though. I just spoke to him again and we increased my basal rates again.
> to:
> >Midnight to 8 a.m.-.8/hr , from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.-1.2/ hr, and from 2 p.m.
> >till midnight :1.0/hr. Does that sound normal? I am so new to this it's
> hard
> >to get an idea about what average basal rates are?  Thanks allot, Wendy
> >
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Your basal rates will vary depending on your body weight, insulin
sensitivity, level of activity, etc.  I can tell you that mine are
similar to yours.  I am 5' 10" and about 185 pounds (but that's goin'
DOWN!!!!).


Mike Maturen
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