MelissaBL's Blog – September 2009 Archive (1)

Don't Jack with My Basals

I'm high, which means I'm also very cranky at the moment.



My well-intentioned CDE suggested a LOT of changes to my basal profile today and asked me to be both brave and patient, reworking my 23 units of basal into 21 units and redistributing those units across the board into a profile she thought better matched my overnight and post-meal needs. She changed my sensitivity from 1:32 to 1:20 and changed my insulin:carb ratios from 1:8 to 1:6. She felt that my post-prandials at lunch and… Continue

Added by MelissaBL on September 23, 2009 at 5:30pm — 18 Comments

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