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Re: [IPk] Bad night hypo

>If you use the first derivative in addition, everything works out 
>pretty well. This is unfortunately a little hard to teach the average 
>person because they don't have the math background. Basically you 
>look at the target bg, the real bg and the expected trajectory based 
>on the data points before and however many after the meal. From that 
>data set you can make a good estimate on additional required insulin 
>or carbs to get you back to the desired target. Some consideration 
>must be given to the glycemic index of the food vs the insulin 
>absorption rate, but for a "mixed" or average lot of food, it can be 
>Did I make that clear as mud?? :-)

That's exactly my point, Michael. You have to consider the expected effect
of the carbs, not just ignore it. But noone seems to take this into
account. You don't need a calculator or a degree in rocket science to
figure it out roughly (at least, I have neither).
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