I am not sure how to phrase this thread so please bear with me. When Adin was first diagnosed I think I had the mind set of putting out fires. I have been reading Sweet Kids and it mentions some things that I am comfortable trying. Like the formula for correcting for a high. The endo clinic is very conservative and has never mentioned correcting a high. They tell us to call if we have any questions then they can be completely vague on occasion. *Disclaimer* we just had our 2nd endo appointment and I get very cynical about the doctor then 2 weeks later I think the man is brillant. Ok, here comes my dilemna. Hubby is Mr Logical (an endearing quality in a crisis and irritating when I am trying to get him to see things). He looks at what is happening at the moment and doesnt want me to veer off the plan (the sliding scale). The clinic has never mentioned correcting on our own so don't play doctor type of thinking. I am not trying to be renegade mom, I just want to be more proactive. When Adin's number is low, if I follow the sliding scale he gets no insulin. So he doesnt have any insulin to cover the food he just ate. No insulin=sky high. I know that is making us have to correct later. It has been coming up at bedtime where the doctor would like me to give a freebie snack with no/low carbs for bg's above 150but follow the sliding scale therefore creating correcting the high from the dinner. Which in return causes Adin to feel the blood sugar lowering and making him irritable. Dh saw this last night and started to see some light. Even thinking forward to wondering if Adin would go low in the middle of the night from no snack but Novolog and Lantus being injected. This scenario is happening more frequently. Why? I will call and discuss this with the team before I do anything I am just trying to wrap my brain around it.