Re: [IP] RE: dose calculation and intensive diabetes management.
Any time I have been with a group of diabetics, I have found that some like
to complain about the things they can't do, rather than what they can still
do, and some are so adamant about the things they know, that I stopped
going to diabetic groups. This is the only forum I still follow.
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 7:08 PM, Susan Lane <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I volunteered at a diabetes camp for a weekend,. We all had popcorn before
> going to sleep and we woke up higher than usual. I remarked to the head
> nurse, who is a type 1 diabetic herself, that it's probably from eating the
> fatty popcorn the night before. She said that fats will not have an effect
> after about three or four hours. I disagreed with her and she was adamant
> that she was correct. I didn't say another word, but I totally disagree
> with her. She didn't even say something like, "well, you know how everyone
> can be different." And this was who I had to take orders from. Susan
> On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 4:02 PM, DEB555 <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > Susan,
> > Yes, most of us know that high fat meals require more insulin. We've
> > figured
> > this out for ourselves. Many more have not and few if any providers teach
> > it to
> > patients.
> > IMO the benefit of this study is to prove it to the med pros who don't
> > think
> > it's true (a large number of them) and those of us with type 1 who
> > figured it out for themselves yet. This is needed both for pumpers and
> > those
> > that use MDI.
> > Hopefully, this type of research will help the powers that be to study
> > this
> > further and come up with a different method of calculating boluses for
> > these
> > meals. Personally, i've figured out how much I need for specific high fat
> > meals
> > but often just find myself guessing and hoping I come close to nailing
> > DEB555
> > Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:12:18 -0700
> > From: Susan Lane dose calculation and intensive diabetes management.
> > I don't need a study to tell me that fat consumption major
> > affects my blood glucose levels.
> > .
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