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Re: [IP] eating late



Thanks Shelly...I was really thinking that it must be something else, but I
have tried not eating and wake up fine, but anything as  a late snack tears
me up. I am glad to know someone else has this problem..will try the basal
thing...SLOWLY
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] eating late


> Notha asked:  Does anyone have trouble with eating late
> or snacking late at night, even with a bolus and 3 hours
> later I am normal I wake up high?
> *********************************
> Yep, the same thing happens to me.  I need to eat dinner
> by seven o'clock or so to have really stable bg through
> the night.  Also, more than about 45 gm. of high density
> carbs (pasta, potatoes, etc.) or more than about 4 oz.
> of protein will cause me to go high during the night
> after I have been in my target range at bedtime.
>
> After a lot of experimentation, I find if I run a temp
> basal after a late or bigger than usual dinner I can
> eliminate the overnight high.  I started out with a very
> low increase and tested every two hours through the
> night until I found the right increase for me.  Please
> be vigilant while experimenting!  Higher basals
> overnight can result in hypos while sleeping!  Remember,
> YMMV.
>
> Good Luck,
> Shelly
> dx 1981, assimilated 2/11/00
>
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