About a month ago I started having some rising numbers and so figured my insulin needs as a LADA were increasing. The highs were more at bedtime, morning and before meals than post-prandial so I started adjusting my basal. I also upped my I:C ratios a tad. I started at 10 units of Lantus at bedtime and decided to split the dose as I was seeing highs at bedtime (before I took the dose). Then I started raising the morning and night split doses up by a unit a day. It was still high at 13 total so I went to 14 and then started getting lows before meals so I took it back down to 12, it was ok for a day or two then high again so I have gone back to 14 and now am back having lows.
I didn't do basal testing because I figured I could tell from the in between time numbers (and didn't particularly want to fast..lol) So maybe I should do that. I'm also wondering though if I didn't wait long enough at each level. Does it take a couple days for basal dose to level out? Do I need to tolerate highs (or lows) for a day or two to see if this happens? The fact that I am doing the same process again makes me think that. Or maybe I am just seeing the LADA spurts of insulin that I have heard some other people talk about and it's just going to stay unpredictable for a bit. Any thoughts? Thanks!