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Re: [IPk] Square Wave Bolus



Yes - you can bolus during a square wave on the 508 by using the audio
facility- the key to the right of the SEL key.

----- Original Message -----
From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 6:14 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Square Wave Bolus


> On Tuesday 23 October 2001 17:44, you wrote:
> > OOOooo, Miles, you get a free sneak preview of tonight's chat. I won't
give
> > away specific details. Here's something I do use a square wave for:
ryvita.
> > Yes, indeed. Six ryvita (33.6g CHO and 5.4g PRO) + normal bolus =
> > disastrous lows within 2 hours and disastrous highs after four hours. So
I
> > have about 1 unit when I eat them and square wave about 1.5 over the
next
> > _three_ hours (the actual amount of insulin will vary between
individuals).
> >
> > elizabeth
>
> but just to confuse you, I find ryvita and a normal bolus of Humalog work
> very well together.
> I use square wave for high fat meals, e.g. Chinese, and for very low GI
foods
> such as lentils and chana dal.  I do half the bolus at the time of eating,
> and the other half spread over the next 2-3 hours.
> The annoying thing about doing a square wave bolus is that if you set it
and
> then e.g. decide to have some pudding, you can't bolus again until the
square
> wave has finished. So you have to cancel the square wave and then bolus
for
> the pudding and ten reset the remaining half of the square wave again.
> Di
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