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How do you bolus test?

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by buckmarko, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. buckmarko

    buckmarko Approved members

    Jan 14, 2012
    We have been pumping about a month now. The first couple of weeks he was ok. Now, he has had some really wacky high numbers the last few days (300's). He seems to go up in the afternoon and on into the night. I know we need to do some basal testing, but I'm not exactly sure how to do it. He is wearing a cgm also. How long of time spans do you test? 4 hrs? 6 hrs? How ofter do you do a bg check? He is 11, so I'm not sure how long I can hold him off from food. We did go to the Endo today, and I mentioned I needed to do it, but forgot to get directions how.
    Thanks so much!
  2. mysweetwill

    mysweetwill Approved members

    Dec 10, 2011
  3. hawkeyegirl

    hawkeyegirl Approved members

    Nov 15, 2007
    Honestly, I don't. If I see BG rising on the CGM and I know food is not to blame, I adjust basal.

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