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Re: [IP] Protein and elevated BG's



2 Large Hamburgers are where your problems begin , try 1 next time, yes the
protein is rockin your boat, bottom line is protein is digestable therefore
converted into energy regardless of what others might say and therefore
energy=sugar, besides all that red meat is bad for the ol ticker!

Take Care,
Furb :o}
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2001 11:31 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Protein and elevated BG's


> Peter wrote:
> >
> > I read in my carbs counter book that a meal high in protein can increase
> > your blood sugar.  Has anyone had this happen to them?
> >
> > I had a terrific 2 hour post meal bg (129 mg/dl) and 2 hours later (4
hours
> > total post meal), by blood sugar shot up to over 300 with no
explanation.
> >
> > The only logical explanation was the two large hamburgers I had as part
of
> > the meal.  Could the fat, and protein have inhibited the carbs until 4
> > hours after the meal?
> >
> > If any one experiences this, what guide do you use to predict / bolus
for this?
>
> I definitely have the same pattern. There are 2 ways I deal with it.
>
> The first is to set up a temporary basal for 4 hours, and size it
> according to how much I've eaten -- i.e. a large amount of protein/fat
> might take as much as 3 units per hour. The risk here is going low
> before the protein kicks in.
>
> The second is to give a second bolus 2 hours after the meal. That works
> very well for me, but the problem is remembering to give the delayed
> bolus -- I get so involved in other things that I forget. That's why I'd
> love to have a pump with a delayed bolus feature!  (Minimed, you
> listening??)
>
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