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Re: [IPp] How many carbs at meals

I will add that Andrea usually eats 40-60 g carbs at each meal, averaging
180 g per day (which is what she was eating on NPH regimen 2+ years ago).
She weighs about 51 lbs and is almost 7.  She averages 12-13 units of
insulin per day.


On 2/28/06, Natalie R <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I think they should just worry about nutrition, BUT I will add that I
> think your body can only PROCESS things so fast.  If Andrea eats lots of
> carbs, she might go low and then come back up if we do a straight bolus.
> Once she passes 70-80 carbs (she is almost 7 years old), I will probably do
> a combo bolus to spread the insulin over an hour or two, totally unrelated
> to fat or protein, just shear #s of carbs.   I am guessing that would NOT
> an issue if consuming highly refined carbs - like those delicious Olive
> Garden breadsticks.
> -Natalie

Mama to 4 wonderful children
Andrea Jean 4/99 - dx 1/28/03, pumping Cozmo 10/2/03 - diluted H (U50)
                            testing with Freestyle Flash & CoZmonitor
Alicia Liliana 6/01
Carlos Kenneth 5/03
Anita Viviana 3/05 (has "protective gene" - TRIGR study)
Happily married to Tommy since 6/96
Salt Lake City, Utah
CWD and IPP member since 10/2003
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