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When should the BASAL PROFILES be changed

  1. Illness with fever and increased need of insulin.
  2. Change in school or work activities with a new schedule or different physical activity.
  3. Change in body weight with 5-10 % or more.
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Women may have different insulin needs during different phases of the menstrual cycle.
  6. Initiation of treatment with drugs that increase the need of insulin (such as cortisone).
  7. Prolonged physical exercise (12-24 hours duration or more).
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