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Set change day spikes

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Nometype1andproud, Sep 9, 2020.

  1. Nometype1andproud

    Nometype1andproud Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello folks, each time I change a set my BS rises quite dramatically I’ve set temp basels for 110% for several hours around the change but if I do it after tea I’ll be high all night. It’s not always practical for me to change in the mornings so I just wondered if anyone has any tips on bedding the new cannulas in?
     
  2. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Nometype1andproud how high is it going? I used to have the same problem when I first started pumping. I used to give myself a single unit just before I changed the set. The last 6 months have been ok with set changes, BGs been very good.
    Got to ask.....are you rotating your sites?
     
  3. Nometype1andproud

    Nometype1andproud Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes have to use totally different areas as get raised itchy lump on the last day of use so go to the other side of the abdo for the next one in turn
     
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    himtoo Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    i used to experience this with pod changes ...now i always give myself a small bolus on the old pod before changing and run a temporary basal rate of +40% for 2 to 3 hours on the new pod and i have been able to keep fully in range following a change
     
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