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I need advice preventing low bsl at 4am most of the time.

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Southampton, GBR
Try eating a slow releasing carb before bed my boyfriend went through this awhile ago but slightly later he just learnt to eat 2 slices of toast before bed or something small but slow releasing carbs

with type 1 diabetes since 2009.
Parma, OH
Are you on a pump? Have you tried lowering the basal rate around 1 a.m.? Have you tried drinking milk at bedtime?

Plainfield, IN
Yes****I always eat 1 yoplait yogurt before I go to bed, but my bsl is in the 300 and I take some apidra (maybe too much).

Plainfield, IN
****I'm getting a pump soon.

Southampton, GBR
Try upping your intake of carbs before bed slightly or lower you insulin in take my boyfriend is just on one slow releasing insulin at night and has it at 40units at around 6pm which slowly releases an

Southampton, GBR
And either wakes up with perfect levels or slightly high depending if he wakes in middle of night and has a snack I would deff try eating maybe a slice of bread/toast before bed too

with type 1 diabetes since 2009.
Parma, OH
I think a pump could really help you with this. I am glad you are getting one.

Plainfield, IN
Thank you****

Plainfield, IN
Yes****I'm looking into an omni pod.

Eastbourne
I was going to say maybe your long acting insulin is to much . When do you take it ? I had this problem and i took mine in the evening , so i split my dose half im the evening and half in the morning ,

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