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*To*: <email @ redacted>*Subject*: Re: [IPk] Divide by 18*From*: "Jackie Jacombs" <email @ redacted>*Date*: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 13:33:23 +0100*Reply-To*: email @ redacted

Julian I am afraid, due to a severe problem with anything that requires mathematical calculations I have to resort to my glucose conversion chart. For any others who are mathematically challenged one can be found at:- http://www.uchsc.edu/misc/diabetes/appen1.html Jackie ----- Original Message ----- From: "Julian Doncaster" <email @ redacted> To: <email @ redacted> Sent: 26 October 2001 11:31 Subject: [IPk] Divide by 18 > Thanks John > > For non mathematical anoraks on the list: > > To divide by 18, one way is to divide by 10, then halve what's left and add > a tenth, or watch Countdown. > > e.g., If you are at a bg level of 285 mg/dl. > > To go to European units in your head: > > 285 / 10 is roughly 28 > Halve again gives roughly 14 > Add a tenth gives 15.4 mmol/dl. > > The actual figure is 15.8. > > Julian ---------------------------------------------------------- for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org help SUPPORT Insulin Pumpers http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml

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