Topic Title: Medication
Created On: 12/31/2007 12:10 PM

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 03/17/2017 06:17 PM

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 Thanks for that Andre77 ... though in this area where you've posted "Type 1 Diabetes" - we already know we've got diabetes (50+ years for me).


DiabetesUK has a pretty good description of blood sugar ranges ... along with some other tests for blood sugar control ....

Do you have diabetes too?  Are you using a pump or CGMS?  



Anna from Montreal, Canada
Type 1 since 1967
Now using a nifty CGMS along with an insulin pump!!!
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Need to determine one’s target blood sugar (e.g. “120” fasting in the am)Important to determine one’s insulin “sensitivity ratio”. (i.e. how many “mg/dl’s” one unitof insulin will lower). For instance, I may be able to lower a 180mg/dl blood sugar to 120 mg with just 1 unit of humalog insulin. Knowing this ratio will give me a formula for correcting blood sugars. For every diabetic, this ratio will be different.
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