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Re: [IPk] Glycemic Index

>> I am still a little confused by what the glycemic index actually represents
>> to people on insulin. It is measured on Type 2's or non-insulin dependent
>> people as far as I'm aware, 
>No, it's measured on type Is as well (they give them no insulin to
>cover it and see how much the BG goes up and at what rate).

I'd love to see how that experiement is organised. Where have you read
about it? With only basal insulin, all carb is meant to raise the bg by the
same amount, and it will never return to normal again if the basal rate is
correct... Obviously the kidneys will strip out exessive amounts of glucose.

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