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Re: [IP] cold season

I agree wholeheartedly.  I work 4pm to midnight and don't go to sleep till maybee
My basal profiles are all different because of that.


email @ redacted wrote:

> all of which just reiterates my distrust, suspicion and, at times, hatred for
> so called "medical professionals" (nothing personal).  This is why I sometimes
> refuse to let "them" see my log...knowing fully well that "they" think they
> know best, when in fact they don't, but if they actually gave me the time and
> attention to explain how my body  works, proven through almost 25 years of
> personal scientific observation, they might decide I am NOT a complete idiot
> and actually give me some credit...but I won't hold my breath.
> Now I warrant perhaps my midnight to 3 am basals are a little higher than the
> book says, but my body has a different schedule than most people.  Normal
> people eat dinner around 6pm, maybe have a lite snack around 930 or 10 and go
> to bed before midnight, whereas, I dont even eat dinner until 9 or 10 or
> later...I am still working on day time body speed at midnight...I slow down
> LATER than most people, therefore my basal needs drop LATER than most
> people...in fact my drop in basal corresponds with when MOST people's basals
> are rising for that Dawn thing...YOUR body may be releasing adrenalin etc to
> get you ready for the day, but I am just entering REM sleep!!!

on the pump for 3+ months and had an a1c drop of 3 points due to my managing
insulin needs.

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