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Re: [IP] dealing with monthly cycle -swings in bg



Tirza Roda wrote:

>
> My bg levels are pretty significantly affected by hormones pre-menstrual
> (run higher) and during my period (run lower than normal), with respective
> adjustments needed in basal rates as well as bolus sizes it seems.

> Hi I commented on this awhile back.  I have the same problem.  It became
> apparent to me when I kept having to change my basals and could never get them
> right.  I started looking for patterns and my pattern seems to be  the same as
> yours.  I too noticed that this month I didn't drop as low on the week of my
> period as I did last month.  Last month I lowered 0.2 u but this month only
> 0.1.  and beforehand I rose much higher than llast month. I vary from month to
> month as much as 3 total units on my basal.  Oh well, life is never dull.  hey
> i am moody too and I tend swing all over the place there too.  I hope these
> girls going through puberty as mentioned earlier don't have the problems we
> have.  Boys we girls are so..... lucky!!!Sheila
>
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