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How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marie B Sep 23, 2013. 7 Replies

What is the difference? And how do you set it up? I think I should use it after pizza and or high carb meals. Any advise. Ia am a 22 year old female grad student, moderate exerciser, 7.3 A1cContinue

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Marie B replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"there is a very popular discussion here on dual wave bolusing. http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/topics/dual-wave-bolus"
Sep 23, 2013
JGM in SJ MI replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"Got it, Thanks! I am planning to use for pizza. Also, starting to eat lower carb, almost Bernstein to lose some weight. Thanks again."
Jan 3, 2013
Spock replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"Square wave is always my choice. It pumps the insulin over the time period you choose. For pizza, I do it for 1.5 hours. It allows the insulin to follow the path of a high fat food. I have used it for many years--pizza and chinese, although I have…"
Jan 2, 2013
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"Total Available Glucose. The premise behind TAG is that a portion of the protein and fat content of the meal will also contribute to carb loading above and beyond the actual carbs in the meal."
Jan 2, 2013
JGM in SJ MI replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"Right, that what I thought. Thanks!!"
Jan 2, 2013
JGM in SJ MI replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"Thanks, I have known in general about this since I have gotten this new pump, but never tried it out. Thanks for the great info and the chart."
Jan 2, 2013
Jennifer replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"It is a very YDMV type of thing (your diabetes may vary). I dual wave for things like pasta, pizza, etc. Pizza - I have narrowed it down to a 50/50 dual wave over 1 1/5 hours. It is a lot of trial and error and finding out what works best for you."
Jan 2, 2013
Capin101 replied to JGM in SJ MI's discussion 'How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?'
"I found this nifty chart provided by medtronic (attached). I would bet that you have not gone into your bolus setting ans allowed for dual and square wave to be active. A square wave bolus will give you a flat bolus of insulin over a long period of…"
Jan 2, 2013
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How do you use the square wave or dual wave for pizza?

What is the difference? And how do you set it up? I think I should use it after pizza and or high carb meals. Any advise. Ia am a 22 year old female grad student, moderate exerciser, 7.3 A1cSee More
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We're so happy that you're finally here!
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