- Relationship to Diabetes
- Type 1
I'm trying to only get her to finger prick if she's in the fives with a down arrow.
A very good consultant (and worldwide hypo specialist) once mentioned to me the importance of remembering context with CGM readings, especially the lag where hypo dodging is concerned.
5 and a down arrow, means that 5-10 minutes ago you were 5 and heading down. And any hypo treatment will take 10-15 minutes to kick in, so if you want to dodge the low you need to be remembering that 20-25 minute ‘gap’