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    High BG's
    silkstocking47 posted:
    I didn't see anybody mention ketones. They should always be checked for a BG that high. If ketones are moderate or large you will need much more insulin because you will be insulin resistant. Your Novolog starts working within about 15 min., but doesn't peak for about 90 minutes. If you stack your insulin (take more before it peaks), you will undoubtedly crash at some point which starts the roller coaster effect. The heat can definitely disintegrate your insulin so that is always one of the first things to suspect. Glad you figured out what the problem was.
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    hootyowl2 responded:
    You are right. With high BGs around 400 or higher, there could be ketones in the urine, and ketoacidosis is possible. Be careful to eat right, and check often.


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