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Re: [IP] Bolusing for honey and syrup

In a message dated 9/6/02 10:15:57 AM Central Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> Why would you use an extended bolus for a relatively pure form of sugar
> (syrup)?  With its high glycemic index, you'd want all of your insulin 
> acting
> sooner rather than spread over time.   This would explain a spike.
> When eating something like french toast, I use a normal bolus adjusted for 
> the
> number of carbs in the syrup I'm using.
> -Brentm

well, I tried it because she spikes without it too....I just changed the 
breakfast ratio and, if left alone she returns to normal by lunch...but 
spikes to the 400's at 1-2 hours.....
Beverly, Mom to Mary, NINE!!, dx'd 9/97, pumping with Animas and Nick, who is 
now ten!
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