When you say his correction is 1u for every 33 carbs, that sounds like a carb to insulin ratio, not a correction factor. I think the first thing to do would be to discuss a correction factor with his endo. But maybe I am just not understanding the terminology. A lot of this is experimenting with different things and seeing what works for your child. Some children, as noted above, are very sensitive to insulin at night. Danielle, not so much. So I do full corrections at night. I agree with the previous poster that you need to do some basal testing. Find out what is really going on at night.
To answer some of your questions:
Since I check Danielle often at night I don't worry too much about her going too low so I try and keep her in the 80-120 range at night.
I usually check 3 hours after a correction. If I check at the 2 hour mark, and she is still high, I am not going to give her any more insulin (that would be stacking insulin).
Last edited by Christopher; 04-18-2011 at 03:11 PM.
Dad to Danielle, 16 years old, dx 8/17/2007, MDI (Novolog and Levemir)