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Re: [IPk] sliding scale/carb ratio



Hi Elizabeth
Definitely round it. If you think how inaccurate the whole ratio chart is 
anyway (it's just a rough guideline) then it's really not going to matter.
Di

On Monday 28 October 2002 17:18, you wrote:
> Hi all -
>
> i'm looking for a starting sliding scale insulin/carb ratio chart written
> in mmol and kg and stone. I'm looking at such a table in _Pumping Insulin_,
> where everything is in lb. 9120, 130, 140, etc). If I translate this to kg
> and stone, I have a table that reads, for example 'if you weigh 72.7kg/12
> stone 2, I unit of insulin is likely to cover 11g of carb and lower your
> blood sugar 1.9 mmol.'  I want to have nice rounded figures like your
> diabetes team would give you if they were up on this sort of stuff.
>
> Do you think I should just round? 72kg/ 12 stone, 1 unit = 11g CHO & lowers
> bg approx. 2mmol. It's for a presentation I'm doing on carb counting.
>
> Don't worry, I'll be attaching a disclaimer to all figures - these figures
> are starting guidelines only, etc, etc.
>
> For people wondering, a stone is 14lb. I currently weigh 10 stone, so
> figure that out in pound and kilo!
>
> elizabeth
>
>
>
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