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Steady But High Fasting Basal

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Kalobe, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. Kalobe

    Kalobe Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My blood glucose has been high for a few weeks. It is very steady when I do a fasting basal test but sitting between 8 and 9.5mmol/L (144 and 171mg/dl). Any help?
    I have changed cannula/ insulin and am taking more than normal bolus insulin. Not feeling ill.
     
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    Assuming you are in the UK, it could be the heat.
    It affects each of us in different ways: for some that means lower BG and for others it means higher.
     
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    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The weather is causing me to run a little high in a similar way, so running a 120% basal is working for me.
     
  4. Kalobe

    Kalobe Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Heat eh? Diabetes is such fun! I’ll try the temp basal Chas C. Thanks for the suggestion.
     
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