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Re: [IP] nightime basals AGAIN!



> Ruth Schneider wrote:
> 
> >  tonight, we kept her at her AFTERNOON basal and I am going to do michael's
> > trick.  when she hits the pillow and ready to sleep,  I am going to set a
> > temp. basal for 1.0 to last until 1 am, when she naturally starts to dip.
> 
> Just curious -- if you find that this trick works consistently, will
> you then set it as a permanent basal??
> 

You can't do that unless you plan on going to sleep at EXACTLY the 
same time every day. If you don't go the sleep at the appropriate 
time, Early --- you get high. Late, you crash. The reason for the 
temporaty rate is precisely because the time to go to sleep is 
variable.

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