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Re: [IP] High basal rates

At 21:57 5/17/01, you wrote:
>Tom Wellman wrote:
>Does anyone on the list have a basal rate >30 units per day?

My basal is at 39 and is not balanced yet.  I don't get a lot of hypos, but 
bgs are drifting a bit high, so I may be in line for another adjustment.

>My basal rate is 47 u/day.  Although the fasting tests show that this rate
>keeps my bgs pretty close to 100-120, my Endo noted that this rate is
>nearly twice as high as any of his other pump patients.  We think this is
>due to very high insulin resistance combined with T1 because I rarely go
>hypo, have a 1:10 Insulin:Carb ratio, and have a low A1c.
>If you have a high basal rate, Id appreciate your rationale for the reason.

Rational?  It's what I need.  The exact reason, I am not sure there can be 
more than that.


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