What's your number?

AAHN
By AAHN Latest Reply 2014-05-22 06:48:26 -0500
Started 2014-05-21 18:13:07 -0500

What is your insulin number? I know it can change from meal to meal. I was just curious.

Tags: insulin

4 replies

Type1Lou
Type1Lou 2014-05-22 06:48:26 -0500 Report

Were you asking for BG's?…A1c's?…or carb to insulin ratios and insulin sensitivity? My fasting BG this morning was 163 (partly because of Dawn Phenomenon and also because I treated (over-treated?) a low of 63 at 8 pm last evening) Yesterday's fasting was 104. My last A1c was 6.8. My carb to insulin ratio (Novolog) runs from 23 grams of carb to one unit of insulin to 25 grams of carb per unit depending on the time of day. My insulin sensitivity is now 110 in the morning and 100 after eleven am until midnight. I'm on a Medtronic Minimed 523 pump and fill the reservoir with around 60 units of insulin every 3 days. My basal rate runs from .5 unit per hour to .625 unit per hour, again depending upon time of day and I can reduce or suspend that if I exercise to avoid going low. My average daily insulin use runs between 16 to 18 units.

neverlowbg
neverlowbg 2014-05-22 01:14:25 -0500 Report

I'm on a pump but I get between 6am-6pm 1 unit an hour 6pm-6am get 1.4 units an hour as basil rate of u-500 fast acting insulin and 1.2 units for every 10 g carbs for bolus and 1 unit for every 10 points out of range (100-130 bg)for correction dose

wraithmb
wraithmb 2014-05-21 23:18:04 -0500 Report

From about 1030 am to about 7 pm I am using 1 unit per 15g of carb. From 7 pm to 1030 am I use 1 unit per 10 g of carb.

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