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Re: [IPk] Bad night hypo

It is so good that things are more predictable for you with the pump.

But, there are still so many variables, aren't there?

As they say, life wasn't meant to be easy......

Ho Hum!


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>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Bad night hypo
>Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 16:17:52 +0000
>Ingrid -
>Since starting the pump I've found my overnight BGs and their response to
>insulin is much more predictable than it was when I was on injections. I'm
>back to the point where if I don't get full value for my bolus insulin
>overnight I know I either mismatched it, have an incorrect basal rate for
>that particular night, am ill, or ate too much protein for the time of
>night. Protein will still get me overnight, even if I match it properly. If
>I am eating late, I reverse my usual plan and eat fast acting carb and
>little or no protein. Ah, the intricate complexities of it all...
>Perhaps when you start your pump this will sort itself out a bit.
> >Yes, but this comes back to the timing of the meals.  For instance if I 
>to bed pretty soon after dinner, it is hard sometimes to know if I am going
>up or down.  For instance last night I went to bed at 6.9, presumed I was
>OK, but this morning woke up sky high.
>If I had known which way my bg was going, I would have known whether to
>some more insulin or to eat some more.
>It sure is tricky isn't it?
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