New to this board, but I was officially diagnosed as pre-diabetic 2.5 years ago. Been on metformin since January 2016, wasn’t working for me anymore. Went back to an endocrinologist and she promptly placed me on Novolog. I’ve also started carb counting.
I messed up tonight. I had a huge craving for ramen tonight. I read the nutrition label of the instant ramen and was pleasantly surprised that it contained 36 g of carb. So I made a bowl, added kale, pork and egg. Gave myself 3 u of Novolog before eating. Finished everything, including the soup. Measured my glucose 1hr after eating and… 197 mg/dL!!!
I reread the nutrition label and I discovered that the serving size was 1/2 bag. Seriously, who eats half a bag of ramen? So I ate 72g of carbs, even though my target was 30-45 g carb. Gah!!!
In hindsight, should have known better. No way that much noodle would be 36 g of carb.
After the 1 hr reading, I stepped out with my husband for a short walk outside (~20 min) and measured the second time at 2 hr post meal. Was down to 130 but still a bit high.
I need to be more careful next time.