Key to Basal Insulin Daily Use Graph
Basal Insulin Daily Use Graph delineates presence of infection causing glucose load.
Lantus® is a 24 hour, once a day basal insulin, with no peaks.
To convert units to hourly basal rate (Insulin pump), divide units by 24.
Units/24 hours approx. units/hour
To convert weight in pound (lb) to kilogram (kg), multiply lbs by 0.454. (Lb x .454 = kg)
A -- A personal loss.
B – Feelings of disappointment
C – Beginning a new job.
D – Feelings of disappointment. New job did not work out.
E – Beginning of college spring semester. – Stress.
F – Feelings of stress and anger related to specific events at school.
G through H – Spring break
B through F – Chronic fatigue, feeling tired, feeling low on energy.
F through K – Major sinus and nasal symptoms appear.
I – Begin on Zithromax® 250 mg an antibiotic (once a day for 5 days) for nasal/sinus infection.
J – Begin on Amoxicillin 875 mg an antibiotic (twice a day for 10 days)
K -- End of antibiotics course.
L – Begin use of Glucophage® XR, an insulin sensitizer.
M – Maximum daily dose of 2000 mg of Glucophage® XR is reached.
N – Begin on Augmentin® 1000 XR an antibiotic (two, twice daily for 4 weeks) for chronic sinus infection.
0 – I was soaked by a downpour of rain.
P – I was awake for 30 hours with little rest in order to complete a project.
Q – End of antibiotics course.
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