2011-06-14

Okay, No.

This makes two days in a row now that I've gone mildly hypoglycemic before lunch. Same time of day, too: about 10 o'clock in the morning.

Either 13 IU of basal insulin is too much for me, or my morning workouts are driving my BG down a few hours later.

This sort of decision is emblematic of the choices diabetics are faced with on a regular basis. It might be worth it to reduce my breakfast bolus or eat a morning snack, if it means that I can keep my blood sugar in good control the rest of the day on 13 units of Lantus. Or, I should consider reducing my basal dose back to 12 IU and making due with the higher blood sugar the rest of the day.

I think I am going to try to manage this with a reduced breakfast bolus or potentially a morning snack. I feel much better when my blood glucose is under 7.0 mmol/L, and of course it is much healthier. Rather than "resorting to an insulin adjustment" to fix every problem, perhaps I should just plan my food a little better.

...The inevitable update will of course appear on my blog in the coming days. ;)