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Mid Morning Highs

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Jelaca, Feb 26, 2021.

  1. Jelaca

    Jelaca Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,

    I hope you’re all doing okay.
    I just wanted some advice really, as I’ve been noticing a lot of mid morning highs, even when my levels have been good first thing.
    For example, my blood sugar might have been 6 at 8am, and then will always rise to roughly 13 at about 10:30-11:45am.
    This always seems to happen whether I’ve had breakfast or not.

    Does anyone have any advice?
    I’m on levemir twice a day and novorapid taken with meals.

    Thank you very much in advance!
    Jessica
     
  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi,

    From personal experience. I'm not a breakfast person. But I can find a rise from 5 up maybe 8or 9mmol from just the morning routine getting ready for work & walking a dog (when I had a dog.) after around two hours of being awake. Some sort of "foot to the floor, liver dump."

    I normally take a small correction of insulin & I'm fine by lunch. (Or possibly an earlier "brunch" pending on how early the day starts.)
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I take coffee and cream and a unit of insulin on waking.
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I woke on 5 today (kept going hypo last night so need to reduce my lantus, sigh) but still need a couple of units of humalog just to counteract my dawn phenomena.

    @Jelaca if this is a consistent event, have you considered a slight increase in your morning novorapid?
     
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  5. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Lol, I watch for the climb just before jumping in the van for work then jack in the correction.
     
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