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Re: [IP] Do stubborn highs mean anything?
- Subject: Re: [IP] Do stubborn highs mean anything?
- From: "c c" <email @ redacted>
- Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 15:45:24 -0400
>Has anyone else seen anything like this? I've got two theories (both
>bad): could he be fighting a rebound? or could he end up in a position
>delivery is temporarily blocked, but when he gets up the site is fine?
The only way to really find the problem is to test every hour or hour and
half and if he is always on the low side or the BS keeps dropping the basals
at night is to high and most likely is rebounding. This was happening to
me. I would go to bed at 100-110 and wake up with 280 and up and when I
test at 3am I would be anywhere at 80 - 90 so a 20 point drop is not that
bad but I would wake up at over 280. At that time my basals were at 1.0 and
the endo wanted me to increase it to 1.1 then 1.2 and he just kept
increasing it and I would wake up with higher BS . I told him I was
rebounding but couldn't wake up at 3am to test a prove it. So I just
ignored him and began to drop my basal .1 every 3rd nite and now I'm at .6
and waking up with 79 - 100 BS although I can't include the last week and
half that I've been high from other reasons.
But speak to your doctor before making any drastic changes and when you do
try and test during the night to make sure that this is the case.
This is YMMV thing so whats true for me may not be true for anyone else
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