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Re: [IPk] bolus tipping

Hi Melisa
Just curious, why do you try to take your BG up as high as 10 after a low?
Wouldn't it be better to try to aim at say 7?

melisa barton wrote:
> I used to overtreat lows, and sometimes still do if I have a really bad low
> which has me in sweats and cramming everything remotely edible into my mouth,
 > but thats more a confused craving than personal choice. If that happens, I
> to remember how much extra carb I have taken, then i do a slow bolus for an
> hour to cover it, this tend to curb any immense highs.  When having a regular
> low, ie. in the 3's I take 6 swigs of lucozade which then brings me up to
> about the 10ish mark. I also carry the Glucotabs in the little handy plastic
> tube.  I'll then test again after about 40 mins just to see where I'm at. >
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