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pumpers !!! what is your target BG setting ??

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by himtoo, Oct 20, 2017.

  1. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi Pumpers
    Just curious to know what we all have our target BG set in our pump

    Mine is as follows
    12am - 3am 5.6 ( correct above 6.0 )
    3am - 8pm 5.5 ( correct above 5.6 )
    8pm - 12am 5.6 ( correct above 5.9 )

    :)
     
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  2. Snapsy

    Snapsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine's a range, @himtoo , and I've got it set the same across all my time blocks.

    It's 5mmol/l to 7mmol/l (corrects to 6).

    :)
     
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  3. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Mine are:

    0.00-18.00 - 5.5-6
    18.00-24.00 - 6-6.5

    Hasn’t changed since it was set up with the DSN but going to change it now as I tend to run higher at night :)
     
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  4. CathP

    CathP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My 6 year old daughter just started pumping on Tuesday...exciting times! Our target is set to 5+/- 0.5 at all times.
     
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  5. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Great news - keep us posted in how she gets on with it :)
     
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  6. Gaz-M

    Gaz-M Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5-7mmol
     
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  7. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My range js 5-7 at all times but have different basal rates for different times. Correct afer 5 which is a bit edgy at times!
     
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  8. AmandaD

    AmandaD Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    mines 4-7 at all times
     
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  9. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Moderator
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    5.3 mmol/l
     
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    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is 4 - 6 over all time blocks.
     
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    novorapidboi26 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    my target is 5.5 - 5.5 all day.....;)
     
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  12. dancer

    dancer Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm insulin sensitive and would love my target to be lower, but mine is 6 - 8, with 8 at bedtime.
     
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    helensaramay Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is 5.5 +/-0.5 at all time ... at the moment
    I did turn it down to 5.0+/-0.5 but hypoed too often
    I have also tried 6.0 +/-0.5 at night but realised my night time hypos were exercise related so turned down my temp basal on exercise days instead.

    Reading this, I will now reduce the range and see what happens.
     
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  14. johnpol

    johnpol Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    7 across all rates, I run six rates, but I'm massively insulin resistant so I tend not to phaff with it and run temp basals after my training.
     
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  15. richyb

    richyb Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is 6.3 daytime and 6.9 during night.
    I am often being told my Hba is too low at 45.and to raise it. Don't know why as I am not hypo too much (maybe 2/week).
     
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  16. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Moderator
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    it is funny ( strange ) how our consultants must vary as well -- mine is thrilled that my HbA1c's are consistently between 44-46 for the last nearly 3 years ( they were lower pre- pumping )
     
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    Chowie Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6-5.6
    This may change as I have only been on the pump for 2 days.
     
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  18. Codythechef

    Codythechef Type 1 · Member

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    Me too
     
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  19. Postleneo

    Postleneo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine's 5.5 - 6.1 throughout the day and 6.3 - 6.7 during the night
    Mine's 5.5 - 6.1 throughout the day and 6.3 - 6.7 during the night. Ha1c came in at 46 consultant happy but GP wants me to raise Ha1c by increasing my background insulin so as to prevent hypos??? Even though only may have the odd hypo at weekend?! Don't know what planet he’s on that hypos are reduced by increasing basal insulin lol... Or am I loosing the plot???
     
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  20. Dabeast

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    5.5 ± 0.5 for me. A1c 52-54 consultant prefers it at 55, i prefer 48-50 but keep getting told they worry about hypo awareness (needlessly) and driving, so I had to increase target from 5.2 ± 0.2 to keep docs happyh
     
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