All Discussions Tagged 'rates' (10)

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Basal Rate Differentiation

I was just wanting to see other peoples different basal rates. Since I have started coming out of my honeymoon period, the differences of b…

Started by Benjamin McLaughlin

1 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by Kim

Report on the Impact of the Diabetes Pandemic in Australia

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a challenging problem for public health worldwide. It is a chronic disorder in which a person has high blood…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Mar 19, 2012

Dieting on a pump

Kinda unusual, right? Well, I became a T1 at the ripe old age of 48, and went on the pump about 8 months later. I have been overweight for…

Started by ThunderOwl

15 Feb 13, 2012
Reply by Amy

Temporary basal rates and exercise!

Hello Everyone!! I am very frustrated!I really want to exercise and be fit but it feels impossible with diabetes!I know you are never suppo…

Started by Beibhinn Burke

11 Jul 24, 2011
Reply by acidrock23

Basal rate crap-shoot ... double roller-coaster ...

Argh. I need help, advice, etc. ... maybe just a place to vent. Despite my decent A1c levels, my BGs over the past few years have seemed al…

Started by Heather

18 Jul 6, 2010
Reply by Holger Schmeken

need help with basal rate changes!

Hey all- I've recently been fiddling with my basal rates to eliminate a nasty spike in morning blood sugar. Trouble is, it seems to goes f…

Started by lane jaeckle santos

7 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by lane jaeckle santos

How many basal rates do you have programmed into your pump?

I have tried a variety of approaches...interested in what everyone else is doing. Oh...and I use 5 different rates throughout the day. Go u…

Started by Patricia

44 Sep 2, 2009
Reply by Dave S

Insulin Resistance - Type 1

I'm a Type 1 diabetic, and i've recently seen my insulin needs dramatically increase. I've gone through a very stressful past two months, t…

Started by Laura

13 Jun 7, 2009
Reply by Maria

BS slowly rising after exercise

I've been having trouble with higher than normal blood sugar about 2hrs post exercise. For a while, I was having trouble keeping my blood s…

Started by Jackie

4 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by elaine peterson

Mega, Mucho, Massive, Megalomaniac Dawn Phenomenon

As a pumper, I am always interested to see what other folks are having success with. It seems that my Dawn Effect is pretty huge when I loo…

Started by Bob @ joy of diabetes

0 Jul 3, 2008




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