All Discussions Tagged 'basal' (74)

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are basal insulin readings always low in people with LADA?

If you are moving towards a LADA diagnosis, you don't produce sufficient insulin and you are usually insulin sensitive, at least in the ear…

Started by v/prediabetic

3 Dec 6
Reply by JohnG

High BG During Period

Since I have been working hard at getting my BG under control I have been charting my numbers religiously. One thing I have noticed is that…

Started by Tamra

3 Nov 30
Reply by krisa

Basal or Bolus?

I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and m…

Started by Trudy

20 Nov 1
Reply by David (dns)

New to Pumping

Hi, I've taken shots for more than 26 years and just starting using the Medtronic 530G pump about a month ago. So far I'm hating it! I'm hi…

Started by mlcarey

13 Sep 21
Reply by acidrock23

Self Diagnosing LADA?

I was diagnosed as a type 1 last year at 32 years old after having the swine flu with an AIC over 10 and test showing GAD antibodies with a…

Started by MattE

18 Sep 20
Reply by Brunetta

Bolus calculations help needed (sensitivity to insulin) - a la Think like a pancreas

I'm reading Scheiner's Think Like a Pancreas. According to Table 7-4 Sensitivity to insulin based on daily insulin usage, I would be somewh…

Started by lh378

9 Sep 11
Reply by Ortiz233

Insulin not working to lower BG after 34+ years of T1D

Hi all ! I really need some help here...I have been T1D since 1980 just got a CGM this month...still take shots can't afford the pump &…

Started by KayLo

28 Aug 24
Reply by PeggyEllen

Basal Testing

Hello All! Just wanted to hear everyone's experience with basal testing. I know this is a necessary step in determining appropriate setting…

Started by tebbemae

9 Aug 11
Reply by lh378

How do I know what to modify?

Hello, I'm a new Animas Ping pumper. How do I know what I should modify if I'm going low? I've already adjusted my basal rate, per my endo.…

Started by T2DMcB

6 Aug 2
Reply by Mimikins

Morning Lows

All this past week I've been waking up low...at first it was in the low 4's, then the mid 3's and today I woke at 2.3 (still feel shaky). I…

Started by Havarti

4 Aug 1
Reply by JustLookin

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