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Re: [IP] Re: basals, sleeping in

> My 8 yr old son has problems when trying to sleep in on the
> weekends.  He has significantly higher basals on school days(due to
> stress I think) than on weekends.  I can handle most of the problem
> by giving him a temporary basal rate decrease after he gets up in
> the morning, but what is the best way to handle wanting to sleep in
> an hour or two later?  He tends to wake up with a significant low. 
> Should I be reprograming his basal rate the night before?  I can do
> this, but was wondering if there are other solutions I haven't
> thought about.  He uses a Disetronic.  Thanks for your help! Kathy
My daughter used to have a similar problem (gone now). She handled it 
by using the lower basal rate all the time and doing a bolus in the 
morning when she woke up to cover the expected morning rise.
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