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Gary Scheiner says


Basal insulin's job is to keep the blood sugar steady when there is no food digesting, bolus insulin working, or exercise taking place.  So the rise and fall you're seeing during the night probably signify that the basal settings are off.  
Fine-tuning basal settings can be a tricky business.  Here is a link that can help guide you on the process:  integrateddiabetes.com/basal-testing/    If you'd like some one-on-one assistance, please feel free to contact me directly.  My practice helps parents all over the world to fine-tune their children's insulin programs and stabilize their glycemic control.
- Gary Scheiner MS, CDE
Owner & Clinical Director, Integrated Diabetes Services 

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(610) 642-6055


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