I was reading over some posts where people were posting their basal rates. I’m hoping to get a tslim soon and let the pump alter my basal rates. I have an old mm pump now.
I have a strong dawn effect and I think I just realized how much.
My basal is : midnight 0.75u
3:30 am 1.25u
7:00 am 1.0 u
5:00 pm. 1.0. u
So my dawn effect requires me to double my insulin rate when there is no way I am eating anything.
I don’t see many others changing their rates that much if at all. I sometimes even wake up because the increased sugar and increased insulin often wakes me up around 4.
I don’t have much choice though. Either I let my sugar go over 200 or I wake up from the surge of energy.
I am sort of used to it now. If I drink the night before like twoshotsof whiskey I tend to miss the dawn effect completely, but that is hardly a plausible Solution on a daily basis.
And when I do have a drink I need to remember to alter my basal rate to avoid lows.
Im really hoping my new pump can solve this crap