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Re: [IP] Re: Bolus Wizard: overaccounts for 'still active' insulin?



S,

for me 2.5 hours is about the time that Humalog has pretty much disappeared,
if i'm not in my target range by then i need to take more.

Or you can take an adjusted amout and set a temp bolus, works for me on off
days.

jimb








----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michelle & Howard Schlight" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2003 11:23 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Bolus Wizard: overaccounts for 'still active' insulin?


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> could it be that the higher you ar eare the less your insuiln works?
>
> for example, i f I am at 150, a unit  will get me back down, but at 300,
it
> takes about 20 units...instead of 5 or so at 1 to 50).,,,it is a curve
thing
> for me :-)
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>
> > Anyone else feel that way?  For example, if I am 400 2.5 hours after my
> > last bolus, I personally still feel that I need a heck of a lot of
> > insulin.  For the case in question, it decided I needed only a .2
> > correction.  I know myself, and I knew I needed 3.0 and gave that
> > amount.
> >
> > I understand it's only an estimate, but in the case of taking into
> > account "still active" insulin, it seems this thing WAY lowballs the
> > estimate.  Maybe that's just a way of minimed covering their asses by
> > not advising too high of corrections?
> >
> > thoughts?
> > s
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