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Re: [IP] Re: caffeine and glucose raising?



Thanks Shawna
I may need to bolus to cover the coffee reaction. I would love to wake up
with a 100 to 120 but not there yet. I am working on it. Maybe keep Basel
where it is and bolus for that  two hour coffee jag that I have. I drink it
from 8 to 10 Am ( not continusly)
Wayne
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawna" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2003 10:00 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: caffeine and glucose raising?


> I need to bolus for coffee I drink in the morning.  I only add real cream,
> which is very low carb and nothing else.  If I wake up a little on the low
> side (75), I just drink my coffee without a bolus and don't need to eat
> anything else to raise my BG.  If I have coffee in the late afternoon
> though, which is pretty rare, I don't bolus or I'll go low.  I've read
that
> diabetics are more insulin-resistant in the morning and I've found that
> seems to apply to me.  I guess it's the whole getting up thing people talk
> about on the list, because I can wake up with perfect BG's, not eat or
drink
> anything at all, and my BG will rise.  I eat my lowest carb meal in the
> morning because of this.  YMMV
>
> Shawna
> Dx'd T1 3/02, pumping 8/02
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Wayne" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2003 9:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: caffeine and glucose raising?
>
>
> > Thanks for the info. Maybe it is the sweet and low and creamer
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "DWStevens" <email @ redacted>
> > To: <email @ redacted>
> > Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2003 9:07 PM
> > Subject: Re: [IP] Re: caffeine and glucose raising?
> >
> >
> > > I have to have several cups (4-6) in the morning just to kick-start
> > > everything. Never noticed any BG rises, but as they say, 'YMMV'
> > > Course I never add anything , just coffee.
> > > don
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