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[IP] RE: I' m lost



> Hi All...
>     I had fasted last night from 11PM to 11:30 Am this morning. Not thinking
> I would try to change anything, I didn't bother to check a mid-nite , or 3AM
> blood sugar. This morning I woke up at 6Am and checked out at a BS of 82,
> Good start I thought... at 8Am I was 165 at 10Am I was at 184 and right
> before eating lunch at 11:30 I was 150. I know I need a change but I am not
> sure that I have enough info because I didn't know where I was at mid-nite
> and at 3Am. My current basals are as follows: mid-nite - 3am = .2     3am -
> 8am =.6    8am - 1pm =.8    1pm - 5pm=.3     5pm - 9pm =.8     9pm - midnite
> = .2    The changes I need to make I feel are in the morning basals , but I'm
> not sure if I should increas some or eliminate some or "fit in" one more.
> This fast was in excess of 12 hours and I would think there would be some
> value to these numbers but truthfully I don't know what to do. My doctors
> idea was to set 1 rate at .6 and make changes from there. Those numbers are
> from the book and I had done that when I first got started on the pump. I
> really got low at the 3am mark and went into shock twice before we got that
> one worked out. I don't care to do that again if I don't have to. I just hate
> it , "coming to" with Coke , Pepsi, or jelly all over my night clothes ! Any
> suggestions ? (and don't say gluco-jel).
> Bye ...I'll be watching my mail.     Ted

Michael <email @ redacted>