"There isn't a single European way to determine the insulin dose you require. In the Netherlands we use the carb ratio, i.e. 1u : x gr carbohydrates. Apparently, in some countries dfferent approaches are applied."
"I have the older Seven model, and insurance. I've been changing every 7 days & noticed the same problem. Very annoying. i keep my Low Alert at 60 and put up with it, since I live alone & might wake up at 42 some nights without any alert…"
"Sensor placement change might help...somewhere which you do not sleep on top of or somewhere with better blood flow. My dex consistently reads on average 17 points low, so one solution might be to enter in higher numbers when you test."
"I have definitely been actively trying to stay off it during the night but cannot guarantee that I don't roll onto that side while sleeping. From the trends i've had, the decreased blood flow generally while sleeping seems to me more…"
"I have had this issue too at night. For me it was caused by putting direct pressure on the sensor, so if you lay directly on the sensor, the readings will take a dip every time. I am not sure if this is caused by reduced blood flow or if the wire is…"
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