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Basal test when on a split dose

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by CranberryIce, Apr 21, 2018.

  1. CranberryIce

    CranberryIce Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My food tends to be the same. More the lie ins and lazing around :D
     
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  2. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    I would suggest that you may need different doses for lie ins, lazy times...

    And this may not be the long acting on the day, if you take at night you may have to alter that one...

    Our bodies definitely know when at work or stress etc and when not. Same as hot to cold weather...

    Inwould definitely be doing a basal test on a weekday (couple mornings, following few days eat norm and then a couple afternoons testing).

    Testing on a first day of relaxation for weekends too.
     
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  3. CranberryIce

    CranberryIce Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Will do.. at the moment I am putting my alarm on.. waking up to do my morning basal and then sleeping again. It is a pain- but I do it as I don’t want to wake up with ridiculously high BG.
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Agree with pain.. I hate doing it at 3.30 but needs must. I know I'm in a much better place healthwise mentally and physically by doing it...

    The thing is though... to be able to go back to sleep after!!☹️
     
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