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Re: [IPk] Bad night hypo

I only take a correction dosage of 1-2 units anyway, and my second point was 
meant to be a general non-dm thing (I don't believe in blaming EVERYTHING on 


>From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Bad night hypo
>Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 11:35:00 +0000
>On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, you wrote:
> >Di
> >
> >I get this too.
> >
> >If I work late, or gym late, I will quite often go to bed high.  I 
> >take a correction dose, and that is when I run into trouble (ie hypos!)
> >
> >In the past I finished work much earlier, so there was a greater gap 
> >eating and bed, and my level just before sleeep was much better.
> >
> >I don't know if I should just leave things when I go to bed high, set the
> >alarm to wake up at 3am (which Peter would love!), or risk hypoing (which
> >will wake Peter anyway!).
> >maybe I just need to get organised and eat earlier!
>Can't you take a smaller correction dose when you go to bed high?
>If you can't now, that's one thing you will be able to do on the  pump.
>Or try experimenting with the carbs/fat/protein of what you eat when it's
>late. I try and eat ,ostly salad/veggies and some protein rather than carbs
>if I eat late (often not till near midnight when I get home from my dance
>  >Ingrid > >PS  I know too that my insulin doesn't work as well at
>night.  I don't think  >this is just a dm thing either.  Quite often
>dietitians suggest that you  >should actually have your main meal at lunch,
>because our bodies just aren't  >as efficient at nighttime!
>But isn't that a food digestion thing rather than an insulin production
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