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Re: [IP] Re: Help- advice on how to use regular insulin in pump

Those numbers would be the basis of change, Tina.  Remember also that your
insulin activity curve will very different (say 6 - 8 hours instead of 4)
and to watch out for "stacking" due to this.  Of course, YMMV, my activity
curve on Regular was horribly unpredictable.
Best of Bgs until you return!!!

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 2:47 PM, Tina Ghelli <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hi everyone, I arrived in northern Mozambique today for work from my base
> in
> South Africa and I realized I forgot to bring my humalog insulin. I have
> found
> regular insulin but no humalog here- after scouring the town. Does anyone
> have
> any advice on how to use regular in the pump? From what I have found out
> from
> googling, it seems that I would B need to bolus about 30 minutes before
> eating. i am thinking I may also have to set a temporary basal about two
> hours
> ahead of what I usually do. Would that be about right?
> I am returning to South Africa on Wednesday so I just need to do this for
> about two days until I can get back to my regular routine. I m going to be
> in
> a refugee camp all day on Tuesday (and will need to change out this set in
> the
> morning) I just want to avoid getting too low while Im in the camp (and
> also
> too high because I don't want to have use the "facilities" in the camp too
> many times - lol)
> I would be grateful for any insight.Thank you,Tina
> .
> ----------------------------------------------------------

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