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RE: [IP] ;(



An easy way to do it without getting really hungry is to skip breakfast and
check your blood glucose at 10:00 am. At least that's what we were told to
do with our son.

Dana Barber Gonzales, MHSA
University Affiliated Program
Department of Pediatrics
2001 Pershing Circle, Ste 300
North Little Rock, AR 72114
501-682-9919
fax - 501-682-9905

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	James [SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent:	Wednesday, September 12, 2001 8:56 PM
> To:	email @ redacted
> Subject:	Re: [IP] ;(
> 
> Ok Ashley,
>  It seems you are in need of the fast fix. My posts work this way. I'll
> tell
> you what I think and then someone will correct me and tell you what you
> really should do..ok?
> 
> This is the quick and dirty way of checking your basil rates.
> A good way to check your basils is to fast. Skip a meal and skip the
> bolus.
> Check you blood sugars often to see what that basil rate is doing to you.
> If
> you BS climbs to much (you are high at next meal time)...your basil is too
> low...If it drops too much (you get hypo)...basil is is too high.
> 
> Once you KNOW your basils are right, you can fine tune your bolus. When
> tuning your bolus you will know that your BS is being affected by only 2
> varibles..the meal you eat and the bolus that you take for it, because the
> fasting test has told you that the basil rate is correct..
> 
> Hopefully, once you have the basils right, then you will have the option
> of
> eating late or even skipping the meal.
> 
> However, since you had blood in you infusion set, your high sugar could
> very
> well have been caused by the infusion set coming loose. Which is another
> subject that is often discussed here- James
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