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From Piedmont, California, USA:

I'm a teenager on the pump. Is it true that when basal rates are set correctly, that only one bolus rate should exist? Even if the basal is set correctly, can more than one bolus rate exist?


More than one bolus rate can exist depending on time of day or occasionally on activity level as well.


[Editor's comment: The insulin/carb ratio which is used to calculate the premeal bolus doses can vary based on the factors described by Dr DiMeglio. SS]

Original posting 19 Feb 2003
Posted to Insulin Pumps


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