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Re: [IPk] Low bgs

In message <email @ redacted>, email @ redacted writes
>I'm interested in knowing if there is anybody out there who does not need 
>insulin (either bolus or basal) at some time during the day/night.  I have 
>stopped bolusing at the evening meal, and have lowered my basal rates down to 
>0.4 from 7pm because I have low blood sugars between 5pm and 9pm every 
>evening.  I just wanted some reassurance that I'm not alone (maybe I am!!!).  
>Alas I am still going low between 2.5 and 3.5 every evening, am I really 
>going to have to stop my basal rates, I ask myself?

Er, if you are going hypo at 5pm, don't you need to drop the insulin up
to 2 hours before, not 2 hours after?

4-5pm is my low point.  I am in a constant struggle to get enough
insulin at 4-5am, without having any insulin at 4-5pm (I use mdi, not a

Best wishes,
Pat Reynolds
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