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Re: [IP] Reverse Dawn Phenom?



If my 4 yr old doesn't eat anything after 7:30 p.m. he will drop in the
morning hours, if he eats a snack he will generally rise in the a.m.
even w/appropriate shot at night to cover the
snack.>????????????????????????????

Todd & Shelly Tyler wrote:
> 
> Hi Friends:  Well, here is a question I have been meaning to get on
> here...anyone have a reverse of the Dawn Phenom?  Our 4 year old was
> diagnosed almost 3 years ago and has ALWAYS dropped his bg levels by
> morning.  NEVER have we had it where he would be high in the morning,
> meaning a rise in bg from early morning waking.  He had not required
> night insulin (N at bedtime or even supper!) for over 2 years now.  Now
> that we are pumping (2.5 months now) it is very visisble as we have
> performed fasting tests to set his night basals.  He drops from 3am to
> 6am...consistently.  We have now got our night basals set at .1 from
> 11pm to 4am and then 0zero him out from 5am and 6am, rising again by
> 7am.  This works great now that we have zeroed out the 2 basals.
> 
> It is amazing to see how he drops like that! Another family of a 4 year
> old that pumps as well is finding the same thing and they USED to
> experience Dawn Phenom BEFORE pumping?  Is this just a 4 year old thing
> or does anyone else have this as well? I would think the honeymoon is
> over now...
> 
> Take care all!  Thanks for the responses!
> Shelly
> 
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