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Re: [IP] Insulin to carb ratio



I'm doing MDI while waiting for my referral.  I take upwards of 300 u a day.

I'm hoping that once I get a pump, I can bring that number way down.

Chris
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tina Ghelli" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Insulin to carb ratio


> I just had a baby and during the last months of the pregnancy, I was doing
1 unit for 5 carbs. I was up to almost 90 units per day!
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> I do 2 units for 15 carbs
> Carl Willcock
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> From: "Bob Hillier"
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> Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 11:04 AM
> Subject: [IP] Insulin to carb ratio
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> > My DE and I are trying to get my inulin to carb ration set. Of course
> > she started to suggest bolusing 1 unit for 15 carbs, but went to 1 unit
> > for 10 carbs because I am so insulin resistant. Not wanting to start a
> > contest, but what is the smallest amount of carbs to 1 unit of insulin
> > anyone has heard of being used? Using Humalog. Does anyone approach 1
> > unit for 1 carb?
> >
> > Bob from the Heart of Illinois
> > type 2, diag. 1990, started insulin 1995
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