"I find ketones are more of an issue with my DP if I don't eat anything when I get up. I then feel ill for longer than I do if I don't eat at all and DP just ruins my whole day then. Even if I don't want to add more carbs to my system,…"
"The issue with dawn phen has to do with insulin levels during the night and as well how well the liver signals on the insulin. For many folks adjusting basil insulin is a excellent stratagy. for me, metformin worked better due to my liver signalling…"
"Absolutely you need to eat a good breakfast! And that comes directly from the mouth of my endo. He says that with either situation I am to take my correction bolus, wait at least 30 mins and then eat a normal breakfast, bolusing for the carbs in the…"
"if one wakes up high and doesn't take insulin, of course they'll continue to be high. so, doesn't that mean your basal is not right then, that's what a correct basal rate is, allowing us to not eat (fast) and not go too high or…"
"I also have DP and I have found the best way (for me) to have better readings in the morning is to start my increased basal rate from 1:00am until 8:00am. I also my I:C ratio different for breakfast. That being said, I tend to eat low carb at…"
"Based on this discussion, I tried food this morning! My blood glucose reading was 63. I ate 1/4 cup of cottage cheese (7 carbs) which I bolused for at 7:30. I went up to 163 by 10 am and had to correct.
I really do not understand DP at all. After…"
"Kent, you sound similar to me. I find I can maintain better BG control without eating breakfast. I have the highest insulin resistance in the morning add in DP and how 10 carbs makes me spike ridiculously. I bet I would require 2 different basal…"
"I have begun to have severe (for me) DP. And I hate breakfast--one of my most favorite things the pump does is to skip meals. AND breakfast is my choice..
I start my DP prevention at 5 am and it lasts until noon. .6 at 5 am, then .8 from 7 to noon.…"
Hi Kent, I see you might come to the Tucson type one Meetup I'm organizing! I'd love it if you'd come, as I'm really wanting to connect in person with some other people with diabetes here in Tucson. So far you're the only one who's responded... do you know others in our area who might be interested in connecting? and if you are, let me know if there's a better time/date to meet. Thanks!
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