All Discussions Tagged 'bolus' (62)

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high bg - am I wrecking her?

Hi all, My daughter Sarah is 8 and has had diabetes for over 2 years and we've been pumping for one, but we forget to bolus at least once d…

Started by Leelaa

28 Mar 21
Reply by NutriJoy

Sudden, Scary and Stubborn Low!

Help, I need advice from some experienced insulin users! Last night I gave myself a small 1.5u Novolog bolus 15 minutes before eating some…

Started by Lilli

61 Feb 18
Reply by jbowler

Endo says that any A1C under 7 is ok

And I am struggling. Seven days ago, she asked me to reduce my basal from 10.5 to 8.00. a reduction of .1 to each hourly basal. I admit, th…

Started by Sue

128 Jan 18
Reply by mohe0001

rapid surge in insulin needs t1

happy new year everyone! I have been t1 for a little over three years and have been low carbish (about 80-100 gr/day). my insulin needs hav…

Started by pancreaswanted

31 Jan 8
Reply by pancreaswanted

correction bolus

When do you do a correction bolus? 2 hours after eating, 3 hours, or when you pump gets to no insulin on board? Also I have been back and f…

Started by yeagen

17 Jan 5
Reply by Kim

Timing a Bolus

I'm using Novolog for bolus now but having trouble figuring out how long before eating to shoot up. I'm still going to 170 or so for meals…

Started by Lilli

37 Jan 2
Reply by Lilli

Insulin Resistance at night?

I am beyond frustrated and have tried everything you can imagine so I'm turning to my fellow diabetic friends for some advice. During the d…

Started by LiL MaMa

16 Dec 13, 2014
Reply by Christopher

Intramuscular injections: Discuss

This came up in another discussion, and it really intrigues/interests me. Brian reports that on the occasions he does this (sounds like it'…

Started by Dave

9 Nov 12, 2014
Reply by Scott A

do you need to calculate protein and fat grams in addition to carbs?

I originally thought PWD only had to count carbs, and if they are taking insulin, know their insulin to carb ratio. But reading through thi…

Started by v/prediabetic

13 Nov 9, 2014
Reply by Mari

Basal or Bolus?

I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and m…

Started by Trudy

20 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by David (dns)




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