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Re: [IPk] Hypo control

Hi Elizabeth

Thanks for your comments.  In my reply to Di you will see what I propose to 
do next.  I have been lengthening the time the basals are off for.  Thanks 
for your sympathy and I hope I am soon back to normal.  I have my 
appointment on Monday which is also my birthday so things have got to go 
right on that day - June being very positive!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elizabeth O'Shea" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 10:06 AM
Subject: RE: [IPk] Hypo control

> June -
> As well as looking at how long your bolus lasts, you might need to be
> turning the pump down to 0 earlier. I don't have the figures in front of 
> me,
> but say you're going low at 4 and you turn your pump down to 0 at 2am.
> Perhaps you need to turn it down to 0 at 12am or 1am instead. If you're
> using novorapid and it's lasting 4-5 hours in your system, reducing the
> basal earlier might be the answer. Sorry if this is evident or if you've
> already tried it, but I don't have your previous mails to go through to 
> see
> if I've missed that you've already done this.
> You have all my sympathy. Regular overnight hypos are extremely 
> exhausting,
> frightening, and frustrating.
> elizabeth
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