Yesterday, V’s BG was 70 at 2pm, (after lunch); he had a small snack to correct the low and it was 117 at 4pm - which is good.
At 7:00, when it was time for the Lantus he was at 197. He took the usual bolus for our usual tea/snack, but his BG continued to rise to 240 by 10pm - when we had dinner.
He took the usual bolus for dinner and at 2:30am, when he checked again, it was at 112.
This morning it was 240 again.
Is it usual for the BG to rise just prior to the next injection for Lantus - on a once per day routine - and is this why people switch to twice?
Is the rise to 240 normal for the ‘dawn phenomenon’?
(We’re going to check more frequently tonight…
Actually, one more - could this erratic behavior be attributable to his doing nothing for 5 days (while in hospital for a check-up and the switch to Lantus) and then being very active?
Any opinions greatly appreciated. He’s been using the Lantus for 5 days… (switching from mixed)
The day before all his readings were near perfect - except for an afternoon low.