I had a hunch that I could use some fine-tuning.  But overnight fasting basal rate testing sucks, so I kept putting it off.  My doc finally convinced me to bite the bullet, and I’m actually very glad I did.

The idea behind basal rate testing is to eliminate as many variables as possible, so that [...]

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Pumping Symlin (part 4)

On March 28, 2008 By

Q & A time!

Q) A question about your Symlin pump–do you use some basal Symlin as well as boluses at meals, or is that pump’s basal rate set to zero?

A) On my Symlin pump I run a tiny basal rate of 0.10u/hour.  This was based on advice from Gary Schiener (who pumps Symlin too).   [...]

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