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Re: [IPp] Basal lead time

> Hello everyone,
> If you see a period that you suspect needs higher basal coverage,
> how far ahead of that time period would you recommend increasing the
> basal rate. I have read three hours (I think in Pumping Insulin). 
> My pump trainer said an hour.  I have also read that the smaller the
> incremental change, the sooner it needs to be made.  My daughter's
> basals are extremely low - 0.15 u/hr of U25 (so 0.0375 u/hr of
> U100).  That is currently her basal rate 24/7.

Based on the math, it's half the peak time. That's one hour for 
insulin analogs like Humalog and Novolog and 2 hours for regular.

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